Soldadito Marinero by Ontinyent, Valencia family winery El Angosto is a just off-dry, elegant, floral and very fruity wine for Muscat lovers. The aroma features citrus, stone fruits such as apricot and peach, exotic spices, white flowers such as jasmine and lemon blossom and a hint of rose petals. These Muscat typical aromas mixed with fresh grape become really intense as one swirls the wine in the glass.
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Wine name: El Angosto Soldadito Marinero
Type of wine: White
Vintage year: 2016
Grape varieties: Muscat of Alexandria & Muscat B. à Petits Grains
Winery: Bodegas El Angosto
Production area: Ontinyent, Valencia
Appellation: DO Valencia
Alcohol content (Vol.): 12%
Number of bottles produced: n.a.
Winemaking: Each variety is fermented separately and cold-skin macerated for 18 hours. The free-run juice is then separated from the press and racked at a low temperature (10ºC) for 24 hours. Primary fermentation occurs between 13-16ºC using native yeast. Temperature is decreased to stop fermentation and the wine subsequently filtered to obtain a residual sugar concentration of 10 g/l.
- Muscat of Alexandria: The vineyard is 11 years old and is located on the “Santa Rosa Estate “ in the Valencia Region. The land is mainly on a slope with sandy structure poor in organic matter with low levels of limestone. The vineyard is terraced with 2,444 plants/hectare.
- Muscat Small Berry: The vineyard located in “Angosto Estate” was planted in 2004, on terraced land with a density of 2,444 plants/hectare. Silt loam and clay loam soils provide well drained soil that supports healthy grape growth.
Colour: Pale yellow
Rim: Green yellow
Dryness: Off-dry (residual sugar: 10 g/l)
Body: Medium bodied
NOSE AND PALATE AROMAS
Intense bouquet of jasmine, apricot, honey, melon, lemon, nuts, apple, fennel, rose
Fragrant, expressive, fresh, fruit-forward, floral
|Spain geographical indications||DO Valencia|