Winery: Telmo Rodríguez
Brand: Pegaso Z
Designation of origin: Cebreros
Type: Red wine
Type of grapes: 100% Garnacha.
Time of ageing: 6 months in French oak 500-litre barrels of different origins and ages. Then,6 months in stainless steel deposits.
Parker scale: 91 points.
Vineyards and elaboration
The vineyard is located in the area of Sierra de Gredos, in the town of Cebreros, in the province of Ávila. It is located in the areas of El Robledillo, El Mojón and Presidente. The soils are a combination of slate and granite on a base of magmatic rock. They are shallow, coarse-textured soils with good drainage.
The viticulture is traditional and organic with old vines trained in goblet vines and manually harvested.
Native yeasts are used. The wine ages for 6 months in 500-litre French oak barrels from different origins and ages and 6 months in steel tanks.
Telmo Rodríguez Winery
With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Telmo Rodríguez assures that it has not been easy but he has enjoyed the 355 small plots of land he owns. They will be about 80 hectares, and 43 native grape varieties he has been able to grow as a result of an exciting journey.