El Médico is a red wine made 100% with the prieto picudo variety. It is aged in barrels for a minimum of 9 months in French (75%) and American (25%) oak from the best cooperages. It is a very special and unique wine, of which only a maximum of 10,000 bottles are bottled annually.
Wine made 100% with selected grapes of the prieto picudo variety from our pagos de "El Médico", vineyards between 60 and 120 years old, located in the southern part of the province of León.
Deep soils, acidic, very poor, clay loam texture, with a large amount of gravel and boulders.
Harvest: Manual in 25 kg boxes.
Cold pre-maceration for 72 hours in stainless steel tanks at 8ºC.
Alcoholic fermentation for 8-10 days at 30ºC.
Aging in new, 1-, 2- and 3-use barrels for a minimum of 9 months; 75% French oak (Allier), 25% American oak (Missouri).
Malolactic fermentation yes, in barrel.
Fining method with vegetable gelatin and bentonite.
No stabilization method (may present precipitates of strictly natural origin)
Amicrobic filtration by 1 micron
To the eye it presents a beautiful deep garnet red dress with purple hues, clean and bright.
Ripe red fruits are present on the nose with spicy, balsamic, mineral and noble wood notes.
In the mouth it is dry, fresh, powerful, very ample, balanced and persistent.
-Family: Red wines
-Origin: León. Spain
-Brand: El Médico
-Quality label: I.G.P. Castilla y León.
-Type of wine: Red wine aged in oak for 9 months.
-Vineyard age: Between 60 and 120 years old.
-Vineyard conduction: Harrow(grape-training).
-Origin of the grapes: 100% own
-Vineyard control: 100% by technicians of the winery
Wine Suitable for Vegetarian and Vegan Consumers