|Brand||Bodegas Los Bermejos|
|More items available upon order||no|
|Every box contains||12 pieces|
Malvasía Volcánica came from the Greek Islands in the sixteenth century from Madeira and has become the main grape variety grown in Lanzarote.
It is believed that it was named after the port from where it started to colonize the Mediterranean coast, the port of Monembasía in the Peloponnese. It is a grape that is vinified from old.
Shakespeare and other authors also praised in numerous quotes the Canary, Canary wines made from grapes Malvasia.
In Lanzarote we have a differentiated clone called Volcanic Malvasia, is characterized by a creeping plant ideal for hiding from the wind behind the souks of stone pits Lanzarote.Very productive and early harvest your collection begins in late July. The grape varieties and growing conditions we have in Lanzarote The elements necessary to obtain wines of high quality and originality. The broad framework of planting and low rainfall make the plant root system is huge, each floor has a huge area to search for soil nutrients and water that is preserved under the mantle of volcanic ash.This event marks one of the most important characteristics of these wines, great flavor and minerality. The grape gets the rest.
Grapes: 75% Malvasía Volcánica - 25% Moscatel
Soil and vineyards: on European roots planted in soils of ash or "picon".
Plant density: low, between 200 and 800 plants per hectare.
Yield per hectare: between 500 and 1500 kg/Ha.
Vinification and ageing: harvesting of ripe grapes in boxes of 20kg. Gentle pressing, preceded by cooling and selection, without carrying out any action involving rupture, abuse or modification of character (despalillado, pumps, maceration, etc.). The wine does not undergo clarification and is kept on the fine lees throughout the ageing time.
Colour: straw yellow with greenish reflections
Bouquet: intensely fruity, floral and slightly herbaceous impact, followed by aromas that refer to volcanic minerality. A delicate and exotic scent of banana, pear, white melon and fresh white fig stands out, almost a mixture for fruit salad, with citrus lemon sprays and fresh mint scents. A beautiful aromatic complexity.
Taste: soft and juicy structure, emphasized by freshness, delicate body and volume, enlivened by a very slight tingling sensation and a finish that is sweet, refreshing, fragrant and almost crunchy. An invitation to fresh, if not iced, service.