ES-CDZ-21-17

Ribeira Sacra Tinto, 'Finca El Curvado', Castro Candaz

  • Village: Santa María de Rosende
  • Vineyards: Finca Vilanova and Finca Rumiños
  • Year of plantation: 1950 (Vilanova) and 1972 (Rumiños)
  • Hectares: 3 (aggregate)
  • Altitude: 200-270 meters ASL
  • Soil: Granite with schist and some slate
  • Orientation: Southwest
  • Plant density: 4000 vines / hectare
  • Varieties: Mostly Mencía with Domingo Pérez (Trousseau), Garnacha Tintorera (Alicante Bouschet) and Caiño
  • Elaboration: Whole cluster fermentation in large oak vats. 30-day maceration followed by one year of aging in 1500-liter foudre and 500-liter neutral barrels. Bottled without fining or filtration.
Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
Spain
Region:
Galicia
Appellation:
Ribeira Sacra
Variety:
Mencia-based blend
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic