Bodegas Fontana, Esencia, Verdejo, DO UclesBodegas Fontana
Variety: 100% Verdejo
Region: Uclés, Northern Castile, Spain
Vineyard and Viticulture:
Located in Uclés, the most Northern and one of the highest areas of Castile, at altitude between 700 and 900m. The estate is managed as an integrated ecosystem and advanced precision viticulture uses drip irrigation as a quality factor, allowing fine tuning of vigour and yields. The growing conditions are ideal to produce wines of great purity, freshness and varietal expressiveness.
Grapes are picked at night or in the early morning hours and are given a short, cold soak before pneumatic pressing. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks and the wine remains on fine lees for a minimum of three months before bottling.
Aromatic with notes of freshly cut hay, white pepper and fennel. Light-bodied, but with excellent fruit concentration. Slightly mineral with a crisp, dry finish.
A great aperitif, ideal with fish, poultry and pasta dishes.