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Characteristics of Heredad Candela Monastrell
Heredad Candela Monastrell is a red wine from the Yecla region, produced by the Barahonda winery. This wine is made using only Monastrell (100%) grapes. The grapes used for Heredad Candela Monastrell come from vines that are over 90 years old that grow on rainfed land that has a low yield. This results in the grains becoming more concentrated that have a stronger character.
Once harvesting has taken place and the grapes have been transported to the winery, vinification and producation and undergone in a conventional manner. Heredad Candela Monastrell, before being bottled, is aged in French oak barrels of 500 litre capacity for 9 months.
The Barahonda winery is one of the most important in the Yecla region, home to 150 hectares, plus another 600 hectares supported by the wineries technical team.
The DO. Yecla is currently submerged in the midst of a revolution, led by small private wineries and cooperatives that are fully grasping the cultivation of vineyards and the use of new technologies, working with the star trademark grape: the Monastrell. Over recent years, the region has been producing high quality red wines that have not only built a strong reputation, but are also leading the way for a great future. D.O Yecla is without a doubt one of the most dynamic Denominaciónes de Origen. The region also boasts a strong export market, with 95% of its products sold outside of Spain, with their wines enjoyed by over 40 countries throughout the world.
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Lordship of Barahonda is located and surrounded by vineyards themselves, providing not only a landscape worthy of visiting, but lets learn about the winemaking process, dealing directly with people who have created, visit the facilities and club Wine, participate in tastings, and appreciate the exquisite symphony of sensations offered by the avant-garde restaurant in the cellar. The winery looks with traditional architectural forms, fully integrated into the landscape, providing a unique beauty and born of a merger between the new and wine culture, offering the opportunity for wine lovers to enjoy wine tourism as defendant.