Brand: Crisopa 2016; first vintage: 2011.
Zone: Sisán; Ribadumia.
Grape: 100 % albariño.
Plot: Manzaniña; 35 years old vines, trained in the traditional Pergola style .
Exposure: facing to the south west.
Soil: decomposed granite and clay soils.
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. 100% of the grapes foot-trodden in open plastic vessels with 30% whole-clusters included. Skin-fermented with its own yeasts in for 20 days in a vat. Pressed in a vertical press andraised on the lees for 11 months in an old 500 liter barrel.Bottled with modest levels of SO2 and without clarification.
Bottled: august 22, 2017. Aging in bottle for 3 months.
Production: 622 bottles.
Photo: Plot Inxertal
Total Ac.: 7,5 g/l
% Vol.: 13,1º
Res. sugar: 1,0 g/l