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