La Pequeñita Rosé
Sine Interventu. Minimal Intervention.
Wines in which we seek the maximum expression of the grape through the minimum possible intervention, aiming to preserve the fruit and the uniqueness of the different vineyards separately, and the personality of each year, trying to find its best expression as a whole. Wines made without hassle, taking all the time needed to make them convincing, without artifices, direct, reflecting as much as possible the characteristic nature of the land from where they come.
The vineyard is where the origin, the essence of our wines is. Responsible and reasonable viticulture of minimum intervention, with a meticulous care for the vineyards in their different cycles. Eliminating the use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides, or chemical products. The harvest is always done by hand in small boxes of 12-14 kilos.
La Pequeñita emerges seeking to highlight the value of the small things. Whether they are small vineyards, scattered throughout the wine- growing territory of La Rioja, where the grapes come in small quantities and are doomed to be mixed with other lots. Also, small production that look for an alternative way to the more traditional methods. And small things are always taken care of with care and a minimal intervention in their elaboration. All of this is done with the love to the small things, aiming for the spirit and uniqueness of something that is born to be great.
75% Maturana Blanca + 25% Maturana tinta
Young vineyards of white Maturana and red Maturana, at the foot of the Obarenes Mountains.
Manual harvest in boxes of 12-14 kg. Cluster selection by hand at the table.
Rosé from the co-fermentation of Maturana Blanca and Tinta. Vinification of the partially crushed white grapes. Slow spontaneous fermentation completing the tank with whole bunches of Maturana Tinta. Partial bleeding of the tank in the middle of fermentation in an amphora and filling the tank with the must. No pumping over or punching down, allowing a slow carbonic maceration of the red grapes. Maceration with skins for 3 months, bleeding of the wine and gentle pressing of the skins, then transferred to the barrel for ageing. Weekly lees stirring to induce natural decanting. Slight filtration before bottling. Wine of minimum intervention, without any kind of additive including sulfites. Suitable for vegans. Natural wine, No added sulfites.
5 months in neutral barrels on its own lees. After bottling, it remains a minimum of 6 months in the bottle until it is ready to be sold.
Pale pink color. Floral, with hints of violets, ripe white fruit, and hints of pastry. Delicate, pleasant fresh, good expression of fruit with floral and citrus notes appearing again in the mouth.
La Pequeñita Rosé Rose Rosado