Verdejo 2014

This wine is made from 100% estate-grown Verdejo fermented at low temperatures in stainless steel tanks to preserve freshness. It is then aged sur lie for five months with weekly battonage to provided additional depth and complexity. Finca Montepedroso is at once a fresh and intense wine, showcasing the true varietal character of the Verdejo grape.

Tasting Notes

This wine features notes of apricot, peach, fennel, green almond shell, and anise, with hints of fresh-cut hay, smoke, and minerality. On the palate it is velvety with excellent volume, structure, and acidity, ending in a long and spirited finish. 

Food Pairing

Fresh seafood, paella, pasta with cream sauce, pork, and chicken

Production Info
Vineyard name
The Finca Montepedroso vineyard
Vineyard size
63 acres
Soil composition
Alluvial, little pebble stones, and limestone
Training method
Trelling system
Elevation
2,475 feet
Vines/acre
1,400
Yield/acre
2.4 tons
Exposure
Eastern / Western
Year vineyard planted
1994
Harvest time
September
First vintage of this wine
2010
Bottles produced of this wine
180,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
100% Verdejo
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation
21 days
Fermentation temperature
57 °F
Type of aging container
Stainless steel tanks
Length of bottle aging
2 months
Length of aging before bottling
5 months