Brand: Tempus Vivendi 2016; first vintage: 2003.
Appellation: Salnes; Rías Baixas
Grape: 100 % albariño.
Plots: Plots Salgueira, Casal, Carrpasal, Horta, Breveira y Prado, all located in Sanxenxo village.
Exposure: Salgueira y Casal face to the west. The rest face to sud.
Soil: granitic, sandy soils, with some plots with more clay soil.
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 with its own yeasts, without the use of any additional product apart from sulphur. Cold tartaric stabilization. Bottled without clarification.
Bottled: April 4, 2017.
Production: 5.389 bottles and 9 magnums.
Photo: Plot Salgueira
Total Ac.: 8,7 g/l
% Vol.: 12,7º
Res. sugar: 5,9 g/l