The Eguren family manages multipe vineyards in the Manchuela DOP, selecting sites with advanced age and low yields, (ideal for wine complexity) and maintaining careful grape selection. Their philosophy is to create exceptional quality in every day wines at affordable prices. Airén and Macabeo comprise their "Protocolo" blend - with Macabeo (aka Viura) lending floral aromas and bright acidity
Acids occur naturally in grapes, with acidity in a wine referring to its tartness level. It creates a mouthwatering sensation in the mouth and plays a vital role in providing structure and balance in a wine. Wines without enough acidity are often referred to as "flabby" (water, for example, lacks acidity).
, and Airén providing tropical fruit notes. Sustainable
Sustainable viticulture is the journey of continually improving one's ability to minimize farming's environmental and social footprints by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides in order to to promote soil health, with an ethos that also takes into account energy use, water use, farm biodiversity, climate change and worker welfare and safety are issues.