Carmena Wineries, S.L.

C/ Hileras, 25
45531 - Carmena Toledo (España)

Email: bodegascarmena@terra.es
Telephone: +34 925 74 21 70
Fax: +34 925 74 22 61
CIF: B-45385929
Person in charge: Miguel Ángel Muñoz
Position in the company: Manager
Contact phone: +34 667 51 52 04

It was founded in 1954 by Tomas and Felipe brothers; in 1996 Tomás and Mª Ángeles remained as owners and then founded Carmena Wineries. It was renovated in 2004 (extension of the nave and bottling line).

Aims: bottling starting in 2010 only with own vineyards.

TECHNICAL DATA OF WINES

Name of the brand: Bodegas Castillo
Vigneron/enólogo: Víctor Porras
Varieties: Garnacha, Cabernet y Syrah
Agricultura: Conventional

Vineyard:

  • Localization of the vineyard: Carmena and region
  • Climate: Continental - Mediterranean
  • Soil: Sandy
  • Plots or hectares: 200 plots
  • Age of the vineyard
    Garnacha 30-50 years

    Variety 5 years

Elaboration: Hand and machine harvesting.

  • Grape without stick.
  • Time of fermentation: more than one month
  • Development separately in stainless steel tanks of 35,000 l. and 40,000 l.
  • Cold pre-fermentative maceration.
  • Soaking time of 6-10 days
  • Remove self-emptying pumps.
  • Fermentation in concrete tanks painted with resin
  • A lot is assigned to each packaging item

Aging:
Bottling:
Clarification and Filtering

Analytical data:

  • Alcoholic content: 12,5 - 14 %
  • pH: 5,5
  • Total acidity 5.5
  • SO2  total (mg/l): 6.0

Suggestions

  • Service temperature: 12ºC

Production (in bottles and liters) 25.000 bottles/year in young wine and 10.000 bottles/year in crianza wine.

Boxes format: boxes of 6 units.

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