Ribera del Duero
At 1,076 meters above sea-level – Milsetentayseis is the highest vineyard in the Ribera del Duero. The ancestral vineyards of Milsetentayseis are rooted in history and an integral part of the Alma Carraovejas commitment to revitalize regions deeply steeped in viticulture tradition. The passion behind this is to produce unique wines that capture the essence of this extreme environment. Tempranillo grows harmoniously among other local varieties such as Albillo, Monastrell, and Grenache, all of which can express their full potential at above 1,000 meters.
Altitude 3,529 feet
The vines are situated next to an old open pit mine and continue to benefit from the leftover mineral deposits.
Comprised primarily of red clay and white limestone, the poor soil requires the vines to self-regulate and give their best, while Muscovite, Feldspar, Quartz, and Mica mineral influence are what provide the wines with its unique character. Through special high-altitude viticulture practices, extreme conditions are leveraged, allowing the grapes to reach their full potential and best express themselves in an exceptionally high-quality final product.
1076 – Tinto 2020
The Tinto wine is born from ancestral vines that are 75-100 years old, next to an opencast mine. With an altitude of 1,000+ meters the clay and sand soil is mixed with Quartz, Feldspar and Mica.
The wine itself is a very deep cherry with a complex and expressive aroma of spicy, mineral and black fruit. It is full-bodied, long and has great length.
94 Points - James Suckling
93 Points - Wine Advocate
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