Plot of land: El Cerro Macho, Sierra de Montilla
Soil type: alberos de tosca de antehojuela. Antehojuela (very white, airy soil typical from our region). Clay loam texture.
Plot features: 560m of altitude. 15% slope.Southwest orientation.
Variety: Pedro Ximénez
Viticulture: minimum tillage. Prioritization of efficiency control laborsand canopy ventilation by green pruning. Integrated production.
Harvest date: 23/08/2021
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. Tinaja (3000L concrete vessel) fermentation with temperature control. Ageing on fine lees, and biological ageing under veil of flor for 7 months.
Number of bottles: 3442
Tasting Notes: To the eye, pale with greenish highlights. On the nose, fresh, with stone fruit and citrus notes. In the mouth, it’s lively with a vertical palate, and a finish that leaves us with herbaceous and citrus notes.
The highest plot of Cerro Macho (Sierra de Montilla), with more than 100 years; it’s the pure essence of our land.
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.”