To nothing: 2016
Type of Wine: Young Red
O.D.: Ribeira Sacra
Grape Variety: Mencia 100%
Alcohol content: 12,5% flight.
“The harvesting of grapes is done taking into account the optimal point of maturation by controlling parameters such as the likely alcohol content, total acidity, ph and malic acid.
The grape harvest in the early hours of the morning to come to the winery at a moderate temperature, around 18ºc. Crushing it immediately. Notes on the development. Made with the variety noble mencia. Once it receives in the winery, is despalilla and are pressed to a stainless steel tank in which starts the alcoholic fermentation that takes place at a controlled temperature between 25-30 ºc. Once finished, the malolactic fermentation begins spontaneously within a few days. It is at this time, after the completion of the two fermentations, when the wine is descuba to clean. After 4-5 months resting in stainless steel, the wine was transferred to French allier oak barrels of 1, 2 and 3 years old. A combination of barrels 225 and 300 liter in the one that remains at least 12 months. At the end of this period the wine returns to a deposit of stainless steel throughout 2-3 months before its bottling. The process is completed with other 5-6 months of rest and rounding off in the bottle.
Wine Mencia Peza do Rei Barrel, Ribeira Sacra