Pago de Carraovejas
Expression that lasts in the memory
The Pago de Carraovejas estate, located in a privileged enclave, offers modern facilities and a renewed proposal for visits capable of satisfying the most demanding expectations of lovers of wine tourism. Pago de Carraovejas grows from its human team, a team forged in trust that, from commitment and demand, defends its entrepreneurial character.
Pago de Carraovejas is the maximum expression of the valley; a wine full of nuances. From a prism of balance and a fresh character, the wine is shown with volume and, at the same time, agile. Strong and vibrant. Floral nuances accompany the fruit in an elaboration marked by its elegance, intensity and structure. It expresses the vocation of the winery to approach the terroir and represent its characteristics. For the elaboration
Pago de Carraovejas 2018 has used the three varieties present on the estate: 93% Tinto Fino, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Merlot. Structure with a vibrant background. Delicacy in the care of the grape and its preparation. Passion for detail that is perceived in a wine that subtly transmits its origin and identity.
Pago de Carraovejas is the most honest reflection of the valley to which it owes its name. An environment in which the vineyards climb its slopes to form a unique landscape. On the surface of its soils of tertiary geology, limestone loams, clays and sandstones outcrop. These are lands that force the vines to make an effort to self-regulate and give the best of themselves. Plots that converge in an orography marked by its unique meso-climate. The vineyards are distributed from the middle areas to the moors that exceed 900 meters of altitude; from the gentle undulation that descends towards the stream, to the plots that exceed 30% slope. Slopes facing south and north, each with its own personality, draw the profile of the Carraovejas valley.
Elaboration by plots
The first selection of clusters is made in the vineyard itself. Subsequently, a double selection is made in the cellar: bunches and berries. The work by gravity allows to respect the raw material to the maximum. Fermentation by plots, the use of our own yeasts and calm are the guidelines for the production of Pago de Carraovejas. The wine was refined in French and American oak barrels for around 12 months. Patience, care and attention to every detail resulted in a wine that, after clarifying with natural egg white.
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