Plot of land: La Cañada Navarro, Sierra de Montilla
Soil type: alberos ligeros de tosca de antehojuela (very white, airy soil typical from our region). Clay loam texture
Plot features: 480m of altitude. 15% slope. Northwest-southeast orientation
Viticulture: minimum tillage. Prioritization of efficiency control labors and canopy ventilation by green pruning. Integrated production.
Harvest date: 24/07/2021
Elaboration: manual harvest of grape bunches. Destemming and crushing. Soft pressing in a pneumatic press and cold settling of the must for 24-48 hours. Temperature-controlled fermentation in French oak barrels (50%) and in stainless steel tanks (50%). Ageing on fine lees with batonnâge for 12 meses.
Number of bottles: 600
Tasting Notes: To the eye, golden. Stone fruit, notes of pastries and honey. In the mouth, fresh with an elegant mid-palate and a complex finish combining fruit and a bouquet that recalls its sur lie ageing in the barrel.
Charlaúra is a wine of folly, fermented and aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. Produced without common sense, and with displaced Chardonnay grapes, in the Antehojuela soils of the Sierra de Montilla. A native of the Sierra, refined, for ageing, and, one might say, a little “off the wall”.
LOS INSENSATOS PHILOSOPHY
Los Insensatos is not only a trade name with an engaging and playful approach that identifies a new oenological project located in DO Montilla-Moriles; it’s a statement of intent that comes from 6 friends that wish to promote a substantial change through a reformulation of the way of making and conceiving our wines: revolution starts from within.
SOIL AND CULTIVATION IN ESSENCE
“We work passionately to make unique and high-quality wines: we want to share them, build intense experiences and enjoy them to their fullest.”