Sierra Santiago (RED)
Varietals: Tempranillo 70%, Syrah 30%
Winemaker: Jorge Martinez Bruyel
Producer: Jesus del Perdon - Bodegas Yuntero
D.O.: La Mancha
Total Production: 20,000 cases
Color: Ruby Red with youthful violet tints
Nose: Fresh and elegant ripe fruits
Palate: Light, harmonic and round in taste
The vineyards are located in Manzanares near
Ciudad Real in La Mancha Spain. The vines average 10 years of age
and sit in a sandy loam soil with typical Meditterranean climate.
Grapes were machine harvested in early September to a yield of 10,000KG
The wine is coarse filtered for clarification then following cold
stabilization it is filtered a second time to remove tartrates.
TA: 5.0 g/l
Free SO2: 27 mg/l
VA: < 0.6 g/l
DO: La Mancha
La Mancha is Spain’s largest DO and the world’s largest
wine producing area. It is ideal vineyard country due to the the
ripening cycle with long sun drenched days. La Mancha’s plains
average 2,100 feet above sea level with summer temperatures often
exceeding 110 degrees and the winter thermometer dips to 10 degrees.