Gran Marius Verdejo Barrel

GRAPE: 100% Verdejo.

D.O.P.: ALMANSA

VINEYARDS: Single vineyard, 940-960 metres above sea level, organic farming methods, soils poor in nutrients and rich in limestone, low rainfall.

GRAPE HARVEST: Organic Verdejo grapes from our coolest vines at altitude, carefully selected and harvested at night in mid-September.

AGEING: 6 months in fine-grained French Allier barrels with light toasting (300 L).

VINIFICATION: Harvest at optimum ripening point, fermentation with indigenous yeasts for 2 months in selected 300-litre fine-grained, lightly toasted French Allier barrels, ageing for 6 months in small stainless steel tanks in continuous contact with the fine lees and periodic bâtonnage. After several rackings it is gently filtered and bottled.

Tasting Note

Bright golden hue, complex and intense nose with notes of exotic fruit, minerals and a subtle touch of wood. Unctuous and elegant on the palate with very good natural acidity, a balanced and persistent finish.

Gastronomy

Enjoy this white wine with appetizers, oily fish, seafood, white meats and rice dishes.

Best served at 6-8°C.