Mancico “the old bush vine-man” is the personification of the bush vines from where the grapes for this wine are grown. Sturdy and strong, these vines have to endure all conditions to produce the ripe healthy grapes that become Mancico wines.
Demonimación de Origen (DO)Calatayud. Continental climate. Large tempaerature variations between day and night.
Average annual temperature: 13ºC. Chalky, clay soils.
GRAPE VARIETIES AND TASTING NOTE
Grape varieties: 80% Garnacha – 20% Tempranillo
Colour: Bright ruby red, with violet tones
Aroma: Ripe red berry fruit aromas
Taste: Full bodied, summer berries, peppery, smooth with a long finish.
Ideal to accompany grilled meat, rice dishes, pasta and tapas. Serve at cellar temperature, 14ºC-16ºC.
Careful selection of the best grapes of Garnacha and Tempranillo from low yielding bush vines. The grapes are destemmed and gently pressed. Each variety is vinified separately in stainless steel tanks. Cold maceration at a temperature between 12 and 14ºC.
Temperature controlled fermentation at 26ºC, guaranteeing that the primary aromas and maintained. Following the malolactic fermentation the wines are blended, cold stabilized and filtered before bottling.