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 somethi ng that is born to be great.
100% Maturana Blanca.
Young Maturana Blanca vines from vineyards located on the slopes of the Obarenes Mountains, with clay-limestone soil at an altitude of 550 meters.
Manual harvest in cases of 12-14 kg. One by one cluster hand selection at the table.
Partially crushed grapes vinified in an old clay amphora and barrels of 500 l. Slow spontaneous fermentation that lasts about three weeks. After finishing the alcoholic fermentation, it remained in the amphora on skin contact for four months. Once the maceration is over, the skins are gently pressed, and the wine is transferred to the barrel for ageing.
Lees are stirred weekly to induce natural decanting. Slight filtration prior to bottling. Wine of minimum intervention, without any kind of additive.
7 months in neutral barrels on its own fine lees. After bottling, we store the wine for a minimum of 6 months in the bottle until it is ready to be sold.
Amber color, but less intense than the previous vintage. In the nose you can recognize the aromas of the harvest, the grape and flower, continuing with notes of pollen and dry orange peel. Powerful and fresh in the mouth, with a citrus a nd herbal background. Firm but integrated tannins making it long and deep.
747 bottles of 750 ml.
Suitable for vegans
La Pequeñita White Maturana