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El Lomo
aged red

…Reflect the personality of Listán Negro very well. The flavor is a Tenerife classic: mineral, reminiscent of dark fruit, roasted, and with slight nuances of carob…
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The grape sorting process at the entrance of the winery.
The winery was founded through a series of coincidences that started when entrepreneur Félix Rodríguez asked oenologist Arsenio Gómez to help him “correct” his homemade wine, which was, well,… beyond redemption. Eventually Gomez encouraged him to turn the wine he was making for self-consumption into a commercial product. “It was the project of an elder who trusted me and whom I trusted. Since then I have been in charge, and the winery has continued,” relates Arsenio. That’s how the El Lomo brand entered the panorama of Tenerife wines in 1990 [not 1998], and then became the reference point for reds made on the island, bringing the viticulture of the Tegueste region to consumers.

The evolution of the wines changed significantly when the owner and oenologist decided to expand the space in 2000. In 2001, construction on the new winery began, continuing into the summer of 2005, just in time for the harvest: in addition to giving the winery a new dimension (it has enough space to accommodate one million liters, although the containers with which it is equipped at present are for only a quarter of that amount), it was designed as a comfortable work environment in which the raw materials can be treated as respectfully as possible.

The basic line of wines was expanded when the winery was handed over from one generation to the next, now including a remarkable rosé that is aromatic and full-bodied

The harvested grapes are destemmed and pressed, carried on a conveyor belt that allows for careful sorting, and reach their containers driven by gravity instead of being pumped. The basic line of wines (several reds with carbonic anhydride maceration, young, in barrels, and some aged longer in barrels, and one white) was expanded when the winery was handed over from one generation to the next, now including a remarkable rosé from Listán Negro grapes that is aromatic and full-bodied, as well as three monovarietal reds that were the result of oenological research and develpoment: a Tempranillo, a Merlot, and a Baboso.

Afecan SA
Carretera El Lomo 18, 38280 Tegueste (Tenerife), Islas Canarias (España)

Phone number: (34) 922 545 254
Email: oficina@bodegaellomo.com
Home page: www.bodegaellomo.com

● Capacity: 250,000 liters.
● Average production: 160,000 bottles/year.
● Exportation: Spanish Peninsula.

♥ Visits by appointment for groups (minimum 5 Euros per person).
♣ There is a saloon for tasting and events.
♥ Activity: exhibitions, classes (wine tasting, cooking, ham cutting), paella competitions, theme dinners (seasons of the year, with magicians, violin concerts, etc.).

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