Type of grape: Mencía
Viticulture: heroic in terraces. All works are done manually.
Vineyard: Arrancada and farms of small vine-grower
Architecture: In terraces
Soil: Granite with slate traces. With permanent plant cover
Age of vineyard: 10/60 years
Conduction: espalier at simple cord
Density of plantation: 4350 vines/ha
Harvest: Manual in boxes of 18 kilos
Heroes: Ramón and Antonio take care of this vineyard honestly
Elaboration: Manual selection of each bunch. The grape enters destemmed and is slightly pressed. It is vinified in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. The wine rests on its own lees for at least two months before bottling. No clarification process is undergone to preserve its qualities.
Vintage: Year of high rainfall and average temperatures during the first six months. From there, the year was very dry and hot, and The plants needed all the available water reserves. In spite of this, a good maturity was achieved, with healthy and balanced grapes. The harvest was held between the 21st and the 23rd of September.
Serving temperature: 12/14º (We recommend you oxygenate all of our wines of Mencía)
Alcohol content: 12.1% vol.
Total acidity: 5.1 g/l
Save time: Up to 2 years. Consume preferably during the first year
Tasting Notes: Purple and red tones, medium layer, clean and bright. Fresh aromas of fresh red fruit and white flowers, combined with herbs of mountain and a certain minerality. On the palate, it is fresh, fruity and with floral tones. Balsamic memories. It ends up accompanied by a good acidity.
Peñin Guide 2018: 88 points
Guide of wines in Galicia 2017: Gold