Maikel Rodríguez is the sommelier of the prestigious restaurant Aponiente with 3 Michelin stars. Maikel has a long professional career full of successes and has wanted to collaborate with us by analyzing in depth all our artisanal wines and sharing his experience to define every detail of them, their aroma, their flavor, their textures and even their visual aspect and even their pairing.

We are delighted that Maikel wanted to join us in our project and to be able to present our wines in a professional and at the same time understandable way for everyone who is interested.

Get to know all the details of our artisanal wines.

NAME: Campestral White Ancestral

VINTAGE: 2020

WINERY: Campestral

ZONE: Arcos-Algar (Sierra de Cádiz)

GRAPE: Palomino

 

WHAT DO YOU SEE?

Pale lemon green color with medium intensity, with clear greenish yellow reflections, clean and clear.

WHAT DO YOU SMELL?

A clean nose with no defects, ripe fruit, spices, orange blossom, primary and young nuances coming from the fruit.

WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?

Medium acidity, very balanced, non-invasive and non-aggressive bubbles, light bitter notes with a not very long finish in the mouth.

WHAT TO PAIR IT WITH?

Desserts, fresh, acidic elaborations, bitter chocolate. Fresh cheese, smoked fish.

WATCH VIDEO

BUY WINE

NAME: Campestral White aged Bajo Velo

VINTAGE: 2020

WINERY: Campestral

ZONE: Arcos-Algar (Sierra de Cádiz)

GRAPE: Palomino

 

WHAT DO YOU SEE?

A clean, transparent, clear wine, with no defects in the glass. Yellow green, with golden reflections and intense color. You can see the fat, unctuousness and trace of wine in the glass (the “legs”).

WHAT DO YOU SMELL?

Hints of flower veil, bakery, pastries, yeast and a high intensity without being pronounced that does not bother.

WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?

Dry wine, medium acidity, it has body that becomes fat, without being annoying. The warmth of the alcohol is noticeable, letting it breathe, nuances of toffee begin to appear.

WHAT TO PAIR IT WITH?

White meat, meat stews with vegetables. Nuts, smoked cheeses, grilled fish. Candied almonds, foie gras and seafood.

WATCH VIDEO

BUY WINE

NAME: Campestral Claret

VINTAGE: 2020

WINERY: Campestral

ZONE: Arcos-Algar (Sierra de Cádiz)

GRAPE: Palomino and red varieties of the area recovered.

 

WHAT DO YOU SEE?
A clean wine in the glass, with a medium intensity, ruby, garnet color, some tile reflection, very interesting for a claret.

WHAT DO YOU SMELL? You can notice the primary part of red and black fruit, liquorish nuances such as cherries, and with the passage of time in the glass appear creamy and lactic nuances.

WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?
It is a dry wine, with a ripe mouthfeel that simulates sweetness, medium acidity and well-balanced alcohol. A very smooth wine, both for its subtle entry and its elegant mouthfeel.

WHAT TO PAIR IT WITH?
White meats, stewed and cooked. Oily and oily fish. Spicy bread doughs, oregano with flavors such as capers. Smoked, fresh and cured cheeses.

NAME: Campestral Red aged on Oak

VINTAGE: 2020

WINERY: Campestral

ZONE: Arcos-Algar (Sierra de Cádiz)

GRAPE: Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tintilla de Rota and Petit Verdot

 

WHAT DO YOU SEE?
Garnet color with tile reflections, with a deep medium intensity.

WHAT DO YOU SMELL?
Not aggressive nose, the barrel covers the young part, secondary flavors, preserves the fruit but notes of wood evolution such as vanilla, chocolate or toast appear.

WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?
It is a dry wine, medium acidity, with very well balanced tannins, silky, full-bodied without being heavy, warm, robust, with an intense entry. As it is tasted, it becomes full-bodied, with a very smooth and elegant finish.

WHAT TO PAIR IT WITH?
Mushroom risotto, toasted bread spread with butter. Smoked and grilled meats. Grilled lettuce hearts.

Do your own tasting with your family and friends

NAME: Campestral White

VINTAGE: 2020

WINERY: Campestral

ZONE: Arcos-Algar (Sierra de Cádiz)

GRAPE: Palomino

 

WHAT DO YOU SEE?
Clean wine, not cloudy, bright, pale lemon color with greenish and golden reflections.

WHAT DO YOU SMELL?
Clean nose, flawless, a striking intensity, citrus nuances, tropical, lemon, lime, pineapple, ripe pineapple, ripe banana, preserving all the primary nuances.

WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?
It has a soft entry in the mouth, a medium-high acidity that makes us salivate, fleshy, slightly oily in the mouth, an acidity that reminds us of baked apple, baked, with a medium body and a very light finish in the mouth.

WHAT TO PAIR IT WITH? Seafood, it can combine very well with alkaline flavored products such as oysters. Vegetables, raw or cooked. As in the ancestral, it could also combine well with desserts, fresh and acidic preparations, bitter chocolate, fresh cheese and smoked fish.

NAME: Campestral Claret Ancestral

VINTAGE: 2020

WINERY: Campestral

ZONE: Arcos-Algar (Sierra de Cádiz)

GRAPE: Palomino and red varieties recovered from the area.

 

WHAT DO YOU SEE?
Slightly moving bubbles, salmon-orange bird’s eye color, reminiscent of those wines made with the bleeding method.

WHAT DO YOU SMELL?
Country, earth, mineral, nature and a lot of expression.

WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?
Dry wine, with a well-balanced low acidity, the alcohol is noticeable, leaving more “legs”, more fat in the mouth. It has a light entry, a very balanced palate, with a slightly long finish where you can notice the acidity with a little astringency that is not annoying.

NAME: Campestral Ancestral Network

VINTAGE: 2020

WINERY: Campestral

ZONE: Arcos-Algar (Sierra de Cádiz)

GRAPE: Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tintilla de Rota and Petit Verdot

 

WHAT DO YOU SEE?
More lively bubble without being aggressive, which forms the crown and creates very faint columns in the glass, with a deep intense garnet color, presenting a good tear in the glass.

WHAT DOES IT SMELL LIKE?
Clean nose without defects, intense, with sweet nuances, gummy, licorice, candied fruit, and many nuances of pastry and confectionery.

WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?
It has a dry mouth, high acidity, retains that greenness of young wines but is very elegant. It maintains a good acidity from the elegant entry into the mouth to its well-balanced exit. There are balsamic nuances, hints of eucalyptus, and the tannins are slightly astringent without saturating the palate.

WHAT TO PAIR IT WITH?
Pure chocolate, game meat, stewed game, wild boar and venison, fig jam, roasted fruit such as pear or apple.

NAME: Campestral Red

VINTAGE: 2020

WINERY: Campestral

ZONE: Arcos-Algar (Sierra de Cádiz)

GRAPE: Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tintilla de Rota and Petit Verdot

 

WHAT DO YOU SEE?
Intense deep garnet colour.

WHAT DO YOU SMELL?
Ripe red and black fruit, bramble, blueberry, blackcurrant, blackberry. Clean nose with no defects, young in evolution.

WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?
Dry wine, striking entry, elegant, silky, keeps the red and black fruit, with young greenish nuances, intense flavour without being heavy, with a very balanced tannin. The gummy and riper or cooked fruit appears again.

WHAT TO PAIR IT WITH?
Dried fish, fried and salted almonds, nuts such as cashew nuts and dried fruit such as sultanas. Mojama, jerky, ham, smoked and salted meats.

Find out more about Maikel:

www.winesbymaikel.com

For All

Campestral

You will like it!

ancestral, special & tranquil sparkling wine

Celebrate with us that special moment

in a spectacular setting

We have much to offer

Blog

Find out everything!

Contact