Saltar al contenido

Demencia Fuente de San Lazaro

Demencia FSL

Fuentes de San Lázaro is located in the heart of the Pilgrims’ Way to Santiago, in the foothills of Villafranca del Bierzo. The soil is characteristic of the vineyards in El Bierzo, the texture is straightforward with clay and on the hillside consisting of a mixture of large elements, quartz and slate. In this beautiful landscape Demencia possesses a magnificent plateau covering almost two hectares and facing south. It is 600 metres above sea level and the soil drainage favours the natural health of the land. It is endowed with a little house and boasts apple, pear, peach, almond and cherry trees, with lavender and other aromatic plants throughout the plantation.

Fermented in 1500-liter stainless steel tanks, indigenous yeasts; maceration during 48 hours prior to fermentation; alcoholic fermentation during 12 days, punching the cap manually to favor the extraction of polyphenols and aromas. Drawing off by gravity without pressing.