100 hectares and 1100 meters above sea level. A clay loamy soil with an abundance of pebbles - the perfect terroir for Pago Guijoso. Nature is everywhere, the climate is extreme with large temperature differences between day and night and the seasons per year.
Each season plays its own role in the wine cycle of this ancient vineyard and helps the grapes achieve excellent ripeness. The Pago Guijoso vines are located on the borders of the Parque Natural de las Lagunas de Ruidera, in a natural environment full of life. It provides the perfect conditions for the different grape varieties grown: Tempranillo, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viogner, Grenache and Petit Verdot. All these grapes have their own soul. They all carry the Pago Guijoso designation of origin and are packed with taste, aromas, texture and character.
After being picked and separated from their vines, the Pago Guijoso grapes embark on their amazing journey to their new home surrounded by nature: the Pago Guijoso winery. Crossing borders brings a wine with complex details. From any point on the estate, it never takes more than 20 minutes to get to the winery. It was built in a Manchego-Andalusian style and dates from 1987. The first owner was from Seville and had an architect built from his native city. Renovated in 2007, it now features some of the best-performing equipment in the world.
What is a Pago?
A Pago is a place or a rural location with edaphic (soil type) characteristics and a climate that distinguishes it from its environment, and is known for a name traditionally and by reputation associated with the cultivation of vineyards, wines of which have a special character and qualities are produced. In Spain there are only 18 pago's. Of which Viña Consolación is one of them under the name Pago Guijoso.