Suertes del Marqués, 2018 Valle de la Orotava, La Solana
100% Listán Negro. 80-150 year old vines.
Vinification: Alcoholic fermentation in open concrete vats. Malolactic and aging in 500L neutral French oak puncheons.
1.5 Hectare single vineyard. Clay covered volcanic rock soil. 350-450 meter elevation.
This terroir is more precise than the 7 Fuentes blend and the old vines truly ratchet this up to the next level. The mineral core is more clearly present combined with perfect ripeness. Medium bodied, this wine shows no rusticity while the bright fruit layers are carried through by fine mineral notes. There is a silky quality to the tannins that are spot on.