Formerly Diabolesa, now Raul and Laura are making a Cuvée for each grape. T is named after Tempranillo from the Tietar valley near Ávila, where it works really well, differently from Garnacha in the Gredos.
Location: Tietar Valley (Ávila).
Size: 1.5 hectare.
Age: planted around 1995.
Soils: granite sands and granite mother rock a few centimetres from the surface.
Exposition: hillside with south-east orientation.
Average yield hl/ha: 10.
Climate: continental, hot summers, dry.
Hand harvested. 100% destemmed bunches crushed. Fermented with its own indigenous yeasts in mix of plastic tank and open barrel. No correction or adding was done. After 15 days, it was pressed with a manual press and racked afterwards to used American oak barrels, where it aged for 4 months. Bottled without filtering or stabilization, it there will be some deposits in bottle.
Vintage notes 2019
Yield hl/ha: 10
Date Harvested: last week August
Bottles produced: 650
Date bottled: April 2020
Alcohol %: 13.65
SO2 Total mg/l: < 10
Tasting: super ripe, pure, energetic cassis fruit, very lively.