Only 1188 bottles produced in 2016. Miguel Merino Blanco comes from two very special vineyards: La Loma (planted in 1946) and Mingortiz (planted in 1977). In
La Loma vineyard (1,4 hectares at 534 metres of altitude), apart from the red Tempranillo and Garnacha vines we have a little
treasure: a few vines of Garnacha Blanca that give us grapes of floral aromas, great complexity, body and deepness. Mingortiz is
a 0,74 hectare slope facing East; only at the top end of the vineyard there are some Viura vines (0,20 ha). Up there, the soil is
shallow, with great drainage and calcareous and clay composition. Its location, sun exposure and soil make this vineyard ideal to
provide fresh and mineral Viura grapes.
The grapes were harvested by hand early in the morning and then taken to the winery in small crates, where they were selected
and pressed. After a 24h settling the must was racked into 4 500-litre barrels of French oak, where they went through the alcoholic