Botani Old Vine Moscatel

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Botani Old Vine Moscatel

  • Varietals: 100% Muscat of Alexandria. One of the oldest clones of the Muscat family and one of the only remaining genetically unmodified vitis vinifera cultivars remaining in the world today. The seafaring Phoenicians transplanted this grape from Alexandria, Egypt to Málaga 3,000 years ago.

  • Vineyards: Hombria, Pinar, Portichuela, and others, planted between 1915 and 1946. The vineyards in Málaga are the most extreme in all of Europe. The mountainside vineyards are planted at inclinations of up to 70°. There is no terracing, ladders, or mechanization to assist with the harvest. The vineyards are worked completely by hand. Traditional dry farmed viticulture. Organic Gobelet trained vines.

  • Soils: Decomposed slate and white quartz

  • Winemaking: Fermentation in stainless steel by wild yeast. 7 months sur lie in stainless steel.