Brand: La Tinaja de Aranzazu 2016. First vintage.
Zone: Castrelo Village: Cambados (without appellation).
Grape: 100 % albariño.
Plot: Plot Paraje Mina; more than 30 years old vines; trained in the traditional Pergola style .
Exposure: Facing to the west.
Soil: granitic, sandy soils.
2016 vintage: Dry, warm winter that causes rapid sprouting; Wet and rainy spring; Very dry summer with high temperatures; Premature maturation due to drought and early harvesting. End harvest September 29th.
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 and raised on the lees in amphora (Padilla Pottery) during 9 months, with its own yeasts and without addiction of any type of product except sulfur.
Bottled: June 20, 2017 (fruit day). Aging in bottle for 9 months.Production: 311 bottles.
Photo: Plot Paraje MIna Tinaja de barro (Alfarería Padilla)
Total Ac.: 7,5 g/l
% Vol.: 13,3º
Res. sugar: 1,3 g/l
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