Aromatic intensity and mineral touches
Style Alejairén 2018
Alejairén is a white wine produced by the winery El Vínculo, in Campo de Criptana (Ciudad Real), within D.O. La Mancha. El Vínculo is one of the 4 wineries of Familia Fernández Rivera.
The winery El Vínculo is located in a typical building from La Mancha, converted into a modern winery in 1999.They have old Tempranillo vineyards, of the best sites in the area. Therefore, they can make outstanding wines with a limited production, thus becoming a great reference in this area.
Alejairén is a white wine made with Airén from vineyards located in Pago de la Golosa, at around 700 metres of altitude on soils that are a mixture of clay and sand.
Once the grapes are harvested manually, they are taken to the winery and destemmed. After a slight pressing, the must ferments in stainless steel deposits at a controlled temperature. After the fermentation, the wine spends 24 months in American oak barrels, and rests another 6 months in the bottle before going on the market.