Envinate, La Santa de Ursula, 2021, 750 ml
La Santa de Ursula is the newest cuvee from the Envinate team. A brooding red wine that showcases how intense the island can be. Notes of bramble berry, dark cherries, and the iconic Canary Island gun smoke aroma. 2 bottles max Read more
REGION: Canary Islands
VARIETIES: 48%Negramoll, 50%ListánNegro, 2% Listán Blanco
TERROIR: From threenorth-facingparcels of centenarian vines in the La Corujeraarea, ranging from 350-650m above sea level. The vines are planted on sandandclaysoilsover red basalt bedrock. Farming is very traditional: the only treatments used in the vines aresmallamountsof sulfur,bentonite,and silica
WINEMAKING: The three parcels were harvestedand fermentedseparately.½of grapesfrom the lowest parcelwentthrough carbonic maceration in open-top fermenters,while½were destemmedthen maceratedand fermentedin open-top fermentersfor 14 days. Grapes from the other two parcels were partially (25%) destemmed, then fermented in concrete tanks without temperaturecontrol for 18 days.The wines wereblended and rested for 8 months on their lees in 228L neutral French oak barrels, where malolactic fermentation completednaturally. Bottled unfined, unfiltered, with a small addition of sulfur.