D.O. Méntrida (Castilla La Mancha)
Piélago is a red wine from the D.O Méntrida produced by the winery Jiménez-Landi.
The winery is located in the town of Méntrida (Toleda), their work is characterised by old Grenache vines from the Sierra de Gredos and for their sustainable agricultural methods. It could be said that they are very little interventionist in the fields, they don´t use chemical products and have reduced the use of sulphur to a maximum.
Piélago is 100% produced by grapes from the variety Grenache. The grapes originate from old vines between 40-70 years old from 5ha of land. Located in the town of Real de Sant Vicente of which the main the mountain has given rise to the name of the wine.
The vines are planted in gravely sand at an altitude of 700-850m.
For production, the must is fermented in wooden vats between 15-30 days.
After the wine making process, the wine is aged for 20 months in 500 and 3000 litre French oak barrels.