'Lousas' Viñas de Aldea - Envinate - 2019

£26.00Price
  • Origin

    Ribeira Sacra / Spain

  • Style

    Red

  • Grape Variety

    Mencia

  • Production

    Organic / Biodynamic practices

  • ABV

    13 %

  • Winemaking

    Hand harvested from 12 plots throughout Ribeira Sacra, with vines up to 60yrs old in schist and slate soils at 300 - 500m altitude

     

    Grapes are fermented with 40% whole bunches with wild yeast in open-top tanks followed by a 16 to 18 day maceration

     

    Aged for 11 months in neutral 225, 300, and 500-litre French oak barrels

  • Tasting Notes

    Soft, silky texture and bright aromatics of cherry, white pepper and violet. Well balaned and holding lots of freshness.