Brand: A Graña 2016. First vintage: 2016.
Zone: Casal; Sanxenxo.
Grape: 100 % albariño.
Plot: Plot A Graña; more than 30 years old vines, trained in the traditional Pergola style.
Exposure: Facing to the north west.
Soil: Sandy with abundant presence of granodiorite rock and shallow soil.
2016 vintage: Warm winter. Early sprout (late February) then vegetative break by a drop in temperature. Hot summer with temperatures above 30ºC that caused hydric stress. Very fast ripening . Beginning of harvest on September 7.
Vinification: Clusters selected by hand in the vineyards. Quickly transported to the winery in 15 kg crates. The grapes were not destemmed before going into a pneumatic press for a low pressure pressing. Fermented with its own yeasts and raised on the lees for 11 months in an 800 liter chestnut barrel (Boteria Torner) and 200 liters in Inox. Bottled with modest levels of SO2 and without clarification.
Bottled: August 22, 2017. Aging in bottle for 3 months.Production: 1.212 bottles.
Photo: Plot A da Graña Granodiorita
Total Ac.: 9 g/l
% Vol.: 12,8º
Res. sugar: 2,7 g/l