THE WINTER, ONE OF THE RAINIEST THE REGION HAD SEEN IN YEARS WITH AROUND 1200MM OF WATER, ALONG WITH A SOFT SUMMER (MAX. AVERAGE TEMPERATURE 29.5oC) HAVE CHARACTERIZED 2018 AS A FRESH AND WELL-BALANCED VINTAGE. THESE PERFECT CONDITIONS ALLOWED THE GRAPES TO HAVE A SLOW RIPENING PROCESS IN PERFECT SANITARY CONDITIONS AND WITHOUT ANY HYDRIC STRESS, MAKING OF 2017 AN INCREDIBLE VINTAGE.
71% Petit Verdot / 20% Syrah / 9% Tempranillo Organic certification
Organic, manual work
Hand-picked in small cases of 10 kg
DENOMINACIÓN DE ORIGEN SIERRAS DE MÁLAGA SERRANÍA DE RONDA
BOTTLED BY LOS AGUILARES DE RONDA S.L.
29400 RONDA, MÁLAGA. ANDALUCÍA
Grapes kept during 24 hours in a cold room (2°C)
Hand-sorted on a selection table
Bunch 100% de-stemmed, grape must transferred by gravity to the tank
• Alcoholic fermentation with controlled temperature (28°C) • Malolactic fermentation in oak barrels and concrete tanks
15 month in large French oak barrels of different sizes
Deep cherry color with garnet edge.
2018 stands out for its freshness, with notes of forest fruits and balsamic and spicy tones.
In the mouth, the wine is fresh and complex with a powerful, long finish. The wine will evolve and improve in the bottle over the years,
even if it is already incredible to drink now.
Pago El Espino reflects the singularity of Ronda’s wine, designed and created under the sun of Andalucia, but in vineyards surrounded by mountains and close by the sea. In other words, what is making unique Cortijo Los Aguilares.