Snapshot
Vintage: 2013
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Spain
Region: Ribeira Sacra
Appellation: Ribeira Sacra
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Caino
Varietal notes: Caino and Souson
Organic: Practicing
Biodynamic: Practicing
Vineyard: All estate owned vineyards on pure schist with very steep inclines. Most of the vineyards are terraced. Fincas is made from a native Galician variety called Caino or Souson. The average age of the vines is 80 years old.
Orientation: South facing in the Amandi sub zone.
Soil: schist or "losa" as it is locally known.
Viticulture: The vineyard work is all done by hand including harvest. Fernando Gonzalez is in charge of the viticulture and practices biodynamics.
Vinification: The wines are fermented with wild yeasts. The grapes are foot troden in large oak fermentation vats.
Aging: Aged in old French oak barrels for 12 months and 12 months in bottle.
Production: Extremely small. Over 30% of the production is consumed locally.
Ratings
Publication: Other Press
Vibrant, concentrated and powerful dried raspberry fruits in a succulent guise. The tannins are really assertive in a mid-weight style. Drink now.