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Wine

El Pájaro Rojo

Winery

Losada Vinos de Finca

Region

El Bierzo

Varietal

100% old-vine Mencía

Aging

Vinification by plot. Manual harvest in 20 kg boxes. Sorting table. Destemming and light pressing. Elaboration by means of natural yeasts in stainless steel tanks with periodic pumping over. Malolactic fermentation in barrique. Maceration for 7 days at 28ºC (82ºF). Aging: 4 months in stainless steel tank on its lees. Clarification with natural gelatin. Bottled March 2011.

Tasting Notes

From old Mencía vines. The wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in French oak.

Press

91 points (2012 vintage), Wine & Spirits