Wine:  Penapedre 2015

Zone: Laderas del Miño.

Grapes: 60 % mencía, 30% garnacha tintorera y 10%  others.

Plot: Penapedre; more than 100 years old vines. Organic farming.

Exposure: facing to the south.

Soil: granite, on slopes looking towards the river.

2015 vintage: Warm spring; hot, dry summer; early maturing. Harvest was held on 6 and 7 September.

Vinification: Clusters selected by hand in the vineyards. Quickly transported to the winery in  15 kg crates. Foot-trodden; 100% Whole Cluster; Fermented in 4.000 liters chestnut foudre with long maceration; Raised 8-10 months in used 500 liter French oak.

Bottled: probably in July 2016.

Production: 2.400 liters.



                        Photo: Plot Penapedre