Los Frailes Monastrell 2021 DO
A vin de plaisir from a Meditteranean Monastrell
100% Monastrell elaborated as the friars did centuries ago, in concrete vats. It is an estate wine coming from a blend of different vineyards from Casa Los Frailes, with an average age of 25 years old in dry agriculture. It is a complete “vin de Plaisir”, fresh, fluid, juicy with the straight character of our Monastrell, Served at a temperature of 14-15ºC, it is an excellent thirst-quenching and outdoor wine.
This wine is a blend of different vineyards from the estate Casa Los Frailes at 650 meters altitude. Soils are alluvial origin, deep, sandy and covered by reddish-yellow limestone. As these soils are the richest in the estate, these soils are keeping the natural green cover for the sheep and attracting birds and insects. The freshness, an optima acidity and delicate aromas coming from these soils, are present in all the wines from the estate. The vineyards, planted in several plots, aged from 1987, 1988, 1991 and 1992 being the average 25-year-old.
The harvest is manual as the Monastrell is planted in bush vines. The maceration process is over the lees with soft battonages. Malolactic fermentation as well as the ageing is done in ancient concrete vats used by the Friars centuries ago. These concrete vats are ideal due to the porosity of the walls, allowing microxigenation for a reductive grape as the Monastrell. Aged for 6 months in old cement vats.
- 100% Monastrell
- Malolactic fermentation as well as the ageing is done in ancient concrete vats used by the Friars centuries ago.
- 750 ml