Brand: Nanclares 2016; first vintage: 1997.
Appellation: Salnes; Rías Baixas
Grape: 100 % albariño.
Plots: Plots Soverribas, Facho, Tomada de Juana , Albarellos, Gandarela, Freixido and Senra; 30 to 40 years old vines, trained in the traditional Pergola style .
Exposure: Plot Soverribas faces to the notheast; rest of the plots face to the southwest.
Soil: granitic, sandy 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. The grapes were not destemmed before going into a pneumatic press for a low pressure pressing. Static settling for 36 hours. Fermented and raised in small steel vats and in 2 barrels of used French oak (2008) of 500 liters (Demptos) for 9 months. Bottled with modest levels of SO2 and without clarification.
Bottled: May, 31 and June, 7 2017.
Production: 4.493 bottles and 30 magnums.
Photo Plot Tomada de Juana
Total Ac.: 8,0 g/l
% Vol.: 13º
Res. sugar: 2 g/l