Algueira Amaral Caino Ribeira Sacra

Algueira

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Wine label
Vintage:2014
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Spain
Region:Ribeira Sacra
Appellation:Ribeira Sacra
Type:Red
Varietals:Caino
Varietal notes:
Organic:Practicing
Biodynamic:Practicing
Vineyard:The vineyard is on a slope of approximately 60 degrees. The vines are in their 5th year.
Orientation:Southwest
Soil:Slate, Schist, Quartz and Gneis
Viticulture:minimalist. Practicing organic. All work done by hand. Harvest done by hand.
Vinification:whole clusters foot trodden in wooden barrels. Prefermentation cold maceration followed by spontaneous fermentation with wild yeast.
Aging:The wine is aged in used French oak barrique for 18 months.
Tasting:Caiño is native to Galicia and has a very low productivity and is late maturing. The clusters are medium sized and not very compact grapes that requires warm temperatures to complete its cycle. The wines Are intense and fruit driven.