Brand: Coccinella 2014; first vintage: 2012.
Appellation: Salnes; Rías Baixas
Grape: 100 % albariño.
Plots: Inxertal; more than 100 years old vines, trained in the traditional Pergola style .
Exposure: Facing to the south west.
Soil: granitic, sandy soils.
2014 vintage: Spring rainy and warm; rainy and cold summer; late maturing due to rain. The harvest ended on October 5.
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 for one year in an old 400 liter barrel. It was aged for 4 months in bottle before release. Bottled with modest levels of SO2 and without clarification.
Bottled: september 2015.
Production: 471 bottles and 15 magnums.
Photo: Plot Inxertal