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Some wines from Torre de Barreda

Definition Torre de Barreda

The good Cencibel from the Toledo hills.

History Torre de Barreda

Wine has been made at this estate since the 17th century. The numerous tinajas (big stoneware amphoras) that are still present, are the perfect illustration of this viticultural past.

It was also the first cellar in the Toledo province to have registered for the D.O.

The vines and the bodega are located in Corral de Almaguer.

The renovation of the estate was started by Juan de la Barreda’s father (new tanks, barrels, modernisation of the cellar and its winemaking machinery).

La Mancha is mainly known for its numerous cooperatives and their mass production of white Airén. But at Torre de Barreda, the emphasis is on the red Cencibel (aka Tempranillo), even if it was only planted here in the 90’s.

In 1999, the first Torre de Barreda was launched; that same year, the new generation Juan junior, joined the firm.

Juan’s wines are light-years away from most of those that are made in this region: they are overflowing with fruit, colour and juicy tannins. Consultant oenologist Ignacio de Miguel, who controls the proceedings at the cellar and in the vine, can get credit for this.

The wines do not beat the D.O. La Mancha, although they are entitled to it, but the mention Vinos de la Tierra de Castilla. This area is that of the “Montes de Toledo” Olive Oil D.O., but this D.O. does not exist for wines yet.

In short this estate stands out for its superb wines and its incredible good value for money.

Varieties

The estate spreads over 170 hectares in total, of which 80 hectares are under vines. The main grape is Tempranillo, also called Cencibel locally. But Torre de Barreda prefers to keep the name Tempranillo so as not to be confused with the kind of “typical” Cencibels of La Mancha.

Torre de Barreda owns 56 hectares of Tempranillo, half of which are rather old goblet vines (between 40 and 70 years old). The new plantations are trellissed.

In 1995-96, 8 hectares of Cabernet Sauvignon and 16 hectares of Syrah were planted on the estate. Juan now makes a monovariety wine with the Syrah.

Terroir

Mainly sandy soils with some limestone patches. The soil is shallow and poor in organic elements.

The climate is continental with harsh winters and very hot summers.

Winemaking

Maceration and fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The malolactic fermentation takes place in the old - restored – tinajas.

Then the wines are aged in French and American oak barrels,which are renewed every 3 years.

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