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Características de Cullerot
Cullerot is a white wine from the D.O. Valencia produced by Celler del Roure. This wine is a blend of four different grape varieties: Chardonnay (30%), Verdil (30%), Pedro Ximénez (30%) and Macabeo (10%).
The grapes used for Cullerot are grown on old vines from different plots grown on slopes that are property of the winery. The soils are poor in organic matter.
At the winery the grapes are first destemmed. 80% of the grapes are then pressed using a pneumatic press, while the rest macerate with the skins for five days.
The must of Cullerot then undergoes a natural cold debourbage, followed by 60% of the wine undergoing fermentation in buried clay jars, and 40% in stainless steel tanks. Cullerot is then aged on its lees for 5-6 months in the same clay jars. This ageing process, which follows ancient winemaking traditions, provides Cullerot with a truly complex and unique character.
Celler del Roure, founded in 1996, is a small family winery which worked with the utmost care on every inch of land. The winery also keeps its eye on the future, collaborating on various projects with the Universitat Politècnica de València.
The excellent geographic location and wonderful climate make this area of production of red wines develop more color throughout the Spanish Levante. The climate is the Mediterranean, with an average annual temperature varies between 12 and 16 ° C, enjoying much sunshine. This region is divided into four divisions: Northwest, Alto Turia, North and Center, Valentino and southward to the border with Alicante, Clariano; Moscatel de Valencia subarea overlaps with the Valentino.
The company Celler del Roure, S.L. born in 1996 as a small family business with hopes of developing great red wines of guard. This wine project includes the implementation of some 60 hectares of vineyards in the municipality of Moixent (Valencia) and building a small winery can process annually about 300,000 kg of grapes.