Region: Bierzo, Spain
Grapes: 85% Mencia, 10% Alicante Bouschet, 5% other varietals
Soil: Clay and sand
Winemaking: Manual harvesting. Grapes were gently stepped on, leaving around 60% of whole grapes during fermentation. Plots were fermented independently and naturally in open 500L barrels and 1000L containers. Macerations carried out for 14 – 25 days with soft dipping of cap once a day. 12 months again in French oak barrels of 500L. No filtration or temperature control.
Annual Production: 3,120 Bottles
Valtuille represents the village wine of the whole project range. Valtuille is a homage by Cesar Marquez to the village where he grown up and lived. Assemblage of 5 different plots of Valtuille portrays the distinct characters of the village.
Sweet candy, flowers and earthy. The wine shows a soft touch of the carbonic characters as well as minerals and soil. A complex wine that pairs well with pork and beef.