At Château Maris, they strive to make wines which showcase the character of its terroir with particular emphasis on sustainability and protection of the natural environment. Robert Eden thinks of his vineyards as complex living structures and takes great care and pride in farming his estate biodynamically and has even built the world’s first hemp cellar, which was designed to run on zero carbon emission. The entire estate is hand-harvested and some plots are ploughed by the estate’s own workhorses each year, with barley, bulgur and mustard being grown in between rows to enrich the soil and strengthen the vines.
The blend consists of 95% Tempranillo from 40-year-old vines in Las Cuevas, El Palo and Las Monjas in Rodezno, complemented with 5% Graciano from the Montecillo estate in Fuenmayor. The Graciano gives the wine an aromatic intensity and acidity, to carry the structure and elegance of the Tempranillo. The grapes are vinified separately in four-and-a-half-year-old American oak for three years, and...more
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