Plot of land: Cañada Navarro, Sierra de Montilla.
Soil type: Alberos de tosca de antehojuela (very white, airy soil typical from our region). Clay texture.
Plot features: 460m of altitude. 5% slope. Southeast orientation.
Variety: Pedro Ximenez (90%), Vidueño (10%). Old vines, more than a hundred years old.
Viticulture: minimum tillage. Prioritization of efficiency control labors and canopy ventilation by green pruning. Integrated production.
Harvest Date: 27/08/2021.
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. Dynamic fermentation with controled temperature. Ageing on fine lees, and biological ageing under veil of flor for 7 months.
Number of bottles: 2035
Tasting notes: To the eye, pale with greenish highlights. Nose of freshly cut wild herbs, minerality and spicy hints. Fresh and characterful on the palate, with a certain saltiness and a long aftertaste.
Old vines situated on the edge of the Cañada.
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.”