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Finca Sandoval Manchuela 2008

Finca Sandoval Manchuela 2008

750ML    
Sku: 056532

Finca Sandoval is located in the DO of Manchuela. A blend of 49% Syrah, 30% Garnacha Tintorera and 21% Garnacha tinta. The wine is aged 11 to 13 months in oak barrels that are first and third use (1 and 3 years old). The barrels are 85% French oak and 15% American oak. The wine is bottled unfiltered and unfined using minimal addition to sulfur.

Technical notes
Finca Sandoval, Spain Established in 1998 in the heart of La Mancha, Finca Sandoval is the private project by Mr. Victor de la Serna, renowned Spanish journalist and writer specialized in food and wine. The winery processes capacity of 80,000 liters and a park of 200 barrels of Allier, Vosges and some American oak, also produces small quantities of native grape varieties from old hawthorns in the area, some in the higher areas (1,050 meters) of the D.O. The harvest is done manually and in boxes of 12 -15 kilos from grapes in different plots, before collecting and being vinified separately, identified by four different types of soil. The wines are made in the traditional manner, following many of the guidelines of the Rhône Valley, particularly by fermentation in small tanks (most of 5000 liters), open and frequent manual bazuqueo. Fermentation takes place entirely maloléctica barrel. The wines are unfiltered. The technology used (vertical press spindle) is very basic and, simultaneously, traditional. The aging and bottle is heated.

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Finca Sandoval is the vision of famed Spanish Food and Wine critic, Victor de La Serna. Mr. De La Serna's main vision is to make wines driven by terroir and a sense of place. Respecting the varietal and minimal intervention allows Fincal Sandoval to create a wine "DE PURA CEPA". -Oscar Garcia Wine Buyer.

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