Algueira Mencia Ribeira Sacra

Algueira

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Wine label
Vintage:2016
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Spain
Region:Ribeira Sacra
Appellation:Ribeira Sacra
Type:Red
Varietals:Mencia
Varietal notes:
Organic:Practicing
Biodynamic:Practicing
Vineyard:All estate owned vineyards on pure schist with very steep inclines. Most of the vineyards are terraced. The vine ages range from 30 years up to over 80.
Orientation:South facing in the Amandi sub zone
Soil:schist locally called "losa"
Viticulture:The vineyard work is all done by hand including harvest. Fernando Gonzalez is in charge of the viticulture and practices biodynamics.
Vinification:The wine ferments naturally in stainless steel.
Aging:No oak aging on the wine.
Production:Average of 5000 cases