You can now come into the store provided you scan or sign in, wear a mask and maintain a 2 metre distance from others. This is for our safety and yours. You can still order online or over the phone and we will courier to you, or you can collect your order from the door. If you choose to collect your order you will receive an email when your order is ready for collection.

Please be patient with deliveries. The Courier network is significantly affected by the Covid disruptions and deliveries are taking significantly longer than usual.

We thank you for your support during the restricted trading levels.

El Escoces Volante Mazuelo 2017

$46.99
In stock
SKU
MAZUELO
From a single 0.9ha parcel of 100% bush trained, dry farmed Mazuelo (Cariñena, Carignan) planted in 1994 in near the village of Cervera de la Cañada situated at 750 metres at the foot of Sierra Armantes. Glacial/alluvial soil made up of pudding stones, clay, silt and sand. A hot site despite its NE orientation which needs careful mulching with straw and composted organic material to reach proper maturity whilst keeping alcohol in check. Limited to just over one tonne per hectare due to heavy frost. The grapes were harvested into 20kg cases lightly crushed with the inclusion of 20% whole bunches and fermented in two egg-shaped vessels with gentle punching down only. After pressing and malolactic fermentation, the wine remained sobre lías on gross lees in one 900 litre egg before decanting and bottling without filtration. A vivid, unoaked expression of Mazuelo (Carignan). Deep purple, unevolved with notes of wild brambles, graphite and earthy undertones. On the palate it displays bright, raspberry fruit flavour, brisk acidity and dusty, earthy tannins and a long, peppery ¬finish. 1076 bottles. It’s important to decant this wine. The wine hasn’t been fined or filtered to allow us to bottle the maximum number of bottles possible in this frost-ravaged vintage and will therefore contain a harmless sediment.
More Information
Region N/A
Country Spain