Aljibes Monastrell Red Wine
Vino de la Tierra de Castilla, Castilla La Mancha
The grapes of this wine are hand picked and have gone through a doble selection process.
Aged for 16 months in French oak barrels.
Intense garnet color. aroma of black fruits, spices and sweet woods. Balsamic background. Complex on the palate: enormous texture, fruit weight, tasty and succulent tannins and formidable balance
Meat and fish. Mediterraenan food and Cheese.
15º - 18º C
Alcohol Content (Vol):
750 ml Bottle. Cases of 6 Bottles.
- 91 Points.
Winery Los Aljibes
Los Aljibes Winery is located in Los Aljibes Estate, in the municipality of Chinchilla of Montearagón, Albacete; this area corresponds to the Denomination of Origin Vino de la Tierra de Castilla. The winery building, which has got the typical La Mancha style, is surrounded by 178 hectares of vineyards, cultivated at an altitude of almost a thousand meters. Los Aljibes is devoted to elaborating expressive wines in which functionality and modernity blend perfectly offering great cultural value.
The soil of the estate is limy and sandy with little organic material and depth. The climate is arid continental. These extreme conditions, along with the cited high altitude, favour a low production and a lengthy maturation of the grape varieties that grow in the area, bringing roundness and quality to their wines.
Although the viticulture in their vineyards has preserved traditional methods, it has also introduced modern techniques and organic farming in order to guarantee a high quality grape production and a sustainable balance between the estate and the winery. In addition, the effort and enthusiasm of their team assure wines of great personality and excellent quality.
Winemaking is exclusively performed with Their own grapes in stainless steel tanks with the latest technology such as auto-macerators and inner waterfalls. The malolactic fermentation are performed in 18 French oak vats of 10,000 litters and French oak fudres of 5,000 litters, which are also used for wine blending.
The aging is carried out in wine cellars, in an environment of controlled temperature and humidity in order to achieve the best quality during the stay of their wines in wood. Both the French and American oak barrels are below four years old.
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