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Tintilla Corchuelo

Bodegas Luis Pérez

Tintilla Corchuelo Bottle
Appellation
Cádiz
Variety
Tintilla
Age of Vines
12
Farming
Certified organic
Soil
Sand, calcite
Altitude
90 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested at night, 60% whole cluster, natural yeast fermentation in tank and open-topped vats, 28-day maceration with limited pumpovers
Aging
12 months in well-seasoned French oak barrels, then a few months in tank before bottling, vegan

Overview

A warmer site than Balbaína but planted on arguably more transparent terroir of sandy calcite, Corchuelo is an exotic expression of Tintilla with fruit that is a touch darker than Balbaína but leavened with a spicy and aromatic floral lift evocative of rose petals and pepper.

Andalucia, Spain
  • Location
    Andalucia, Spain
  • Appellation
    Cádiz
  • Proprietor
    Perez Vega Family
  • Winemaker
    Willy Pérez
  • Size / Elevation
    65 hectares / 90-110 meters

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