Name: MEDIA LEGUA. Airén Viñas Viejas. Selected vintage 2.022.
Bodega: BODEGAS Y VIÑEDOS CASA DE LA NAVA S.L.
Origin: D.O. VALDEPEÑAS.
Winemaker: José Sánchez-Barba Caminero.
Tasting notes: Yellow in colour, with greenish reflections and an aromatic profile of white fruits, citrus fruits with slight herbaceous nuances and subtle notes of white chocolate. Fresh, fruity, full-bodied and pleasantly creamy.
Gastronomy: Pairs well with fish, seafood, rice dishes, pasta and cheese. Serve at 8-10 ºC.
Production: Limited edition of 2,480 bottles of 75 cl. 12%Vol.
Variety: 100% Airén.
Altitude: 710 metres.
Vineyards: Old vines, over 70 years old, with yields of 4,000 Kg/Ha.
Vineyard size: Low size. Plantation frame 2.5 x 2.5 metres.
Type of soil: Clayey-sandy.
Harvest Date: 2 October 2022.
Harvest: Manual in 18 kg boxes. Grape selection on sorting table.
Climatology: The 2022 vintage was characterised by a very cold winter, a rainy spring and a short, warm and dry summer.
Winemaking system: Pellicular maceration at 10ºC for 6 hours, followed by:
– 60 % Fermentation in 500 litre French oak barrels at 15ºC with a small percentage of skins for 60 days. Afterwards, racking into earthenware jars and resting in these for 45 days.
– 40% Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 15ºC, with lees stirring for 3 and a half months.
Minimal intervention in the wine. Natural fining and light filtration. Bottling: 25 March 2022.