[Our grapes are grown from old vines ranging from 25-50+ years of age which ensures high-quality, intensely flavoured grapes.]
These grapes are picked manually, by the company´s own workers, and placed in 18-kg. boxes, allowing the Bodega to control the quality of the grapes right from the vineyard.
The winery uses a crushing-destemming machine, with adjustable stainless steel rolls. Only half of our grapes are crushed. The grapes fall inside the vats through gravity, avoiding the use of pumps.
The winery´s stainless steel, cement vats and french oak vats, all equipped with hot and cold water device. Since the 2002 harvest, the company has used dry ice for the cold maceration of its best wines.
The ageing process takes place in 225 litre barrels, 80 per cent are made of French oak and the rest of American oak. The barrels are stored in cellars, where the temperature and humidity are strictly controlled.
The winery uses a vertical hydraulic basket press with electronic pressure control for pressing the marc.