Brand:  Dandelión 2017; first vintage: 2011.

Appellation: Salnes; Rías Baixas

Grape: 100 % albariño.

Plots: In Meaño village : Plot Cor in zone Dena; Plots As cobas, Choqueira and Bube in zone Meaño; Plots Paradada and Rio da Vila in zone Lores; In Ribadumia village : Plot Bouzas in zone Barrantes. In Meis village: Plot Coruxo; between 25-70 years old vines; trained in the traditional Pergola style.

Exposure: West plots In Meaño village. North west polt in Ribadumia village. Southwest plot in Meis village.

Soil: granitic, sandy soils

2017 vintage: Warm winter. Early sprout 17-19 March. Hot spring and summer with high temperatures but constant that caused an optimal maturation without caused hydric stress. Beginning of harvest on August 30,2017.

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 ,without static settling, with its own yeasts at a controlled temperature and without the use of any additional product apart from sulphur. Batonage weekly for 3 months and aging on its lees for 6 months until bottling. Bottling tartaric stabilization by cold, without clarification, filtered and sulfurous in moderate doses.

Bottled: March 6 to 8,2018 (flower days).

Production: 21.090 bottles + 80 Magnums + 6 Jeroboam.


                        Photo: Plot O Cor

Total Ac.: 7,1 g/l
pH: 3,10
% Vol.: 12,9º
Res. sugar: 13,7 g/l