VIÑABADE ALBARIÑO 2018
IN THE VINEYARD:
APPELLATION: Rias Baixas
VINEYARDS: Val do Salnes
VARIETALS: Albariño 100%
PLOUGHING: The soil cover is maintained. Annual ploughing.
SOILS: Granitic 50%, clay 25% and sandy 25%.
CLIMATE: Atlantic with Continental influence.
VINES: +20 year old vines. Pergolas 70% Trellised Vines 30%
HARVEST: Entirely made by hand in small crates on the 2nd half of September.
IN THE CELLAR:
FERMENTATION: Small stainless steel tanks at low temperature.
TREATMENTS: No chaptalization and acidification at all. The idea is to stay natural as much as possible.
MALOLACTIC: Spontaneous, if any.
LEES: Approx. 4 months lees contact
OAK BARREL AGING: No.
FINING/ FILTRATION: The wine is allowed to settle naturally by gravity and is only slightly fined or filtered.
CHEMISTRY: Alc. 12.5%. 6 g/L Total Acidity.
WINEMAKER: Manuel Vazquez.
PHILOSOPHY: We believe that the best wines are born in the vineyard.
TASTING NOTES: A clean, bright wine. Golden yellow color with greenish hues. Floral nose with notes of apple, apricot and peach. Fresh palate with balanced acidity, structure and body.