Brand: Dandelión 2016; first vintage: 2011.
Appellation: Salnes; Rías Baixas
Grape: 100 % albariño.
Plots: Plots O Cor, As Cobas, Choqueira, Bube and Paradada in Meaño village. Plot Bouzas in Ribadumia village. 25 to 70 years old vines, trained in the traditional Pergola style .
Exposure: Plot Bouzas faces to the north west; the other plots face to the west.
Soil: granitic, sandy soils
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. Static settling for 36 hours. Fermented with its own yeasts, without the use of any additional product apart from sulphur. Cold tartaric stabilization. Bottled without clarification.
Bottled: April 18, 2017.Production: 13.067 bottles and 69 Magnums.
Photo: Plot O Cor
Total Ac.: 8,1 g/l
% Vol.: 13,5º
Res. sugar: 12,6 g/l