Algueira Castagaia Souson 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:Souson
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:Gneis mostly with some quartz and slate.
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:The SOUSÓN variety is an indigenous grape from Galicia, with a very small cluster a long ripening cycle and low productivity. Intense red color with black aromatic fruits such as blackberry and cassis and moderate floral intensity.