MONTES DE MALAGA (PEDRO XIMENEZ)
The vineyards are located in the Montes de Málaga Natural Park , in the municipality of Málaga. They are, in total, twelve small plots between 40 and 150 years old of vineyards, almost hidden in a Mediterranean forest of holm oaks, cork oaks and Aleppo pine . They are dry farmed vineyards located at an altitude between 800 and 1000 m. An extremely steep topography, with slopes between 46 and 76%, forces manual tillage with ancestral viticulture techniques , including the use of mules to overcome the harvest’s difficulty. Because of these singularities, it can be classified as heroic viticulture. Due to the type of soil, orography and age of the vineyard, the yields obtained are very low (around 900-1000 kg / Ha). If we add to this that the presence of vineyards is almost vestigial in this area of Malaga, we can say that we are facing a very exclusive wine .