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La Brisa Castes Tinto 2022

Product price

$24.00

Description


AREA / REGIÓN Galicia in the Northern-western corner of Spain, bordering the Atlantic coastline.

Known as “Green Spain”, its’ lush vegetation comes from a higher amount of rainfall and humidity compared to most other Spanish regions.

ALTITUDE 150 - 335 m above the sea level

SOILS Decomposed granite (locally known as Sábrego) and schist. Granite tends to have a high pH level and rather porous make-up, which creates high-acid fruit and allows vines to dig deep into the earth.

GRAPE VARIETIES

65% Mencía, 10% Garnacha Tintorera and the remaining 25% is made of Brancellao, Sousón and Caíño. Castes Tintas means red grapes in Gallego language.

Brancellao is oily and savoury, Souson brings acidity, while Caiño Longo provides a kick of fragrant aromatic notes.


VINEYARDS

Biodynamic and Organic trained vineyards(with nocertifications)averaging from 13 to 20 years of age,

located along the valley of the Avia river near

Ribadavia and Cenlle


VINIFICATION

Spontaneous fermentation in old chestnut casks and one week long maceration. 40% of the wine is whole cluster. Aged in stainless steel tank. The malolactic fermentations occurs naturally. Unfined (therefore suitable for vegans) and unfiltered. No cellar manipulation and a minimum quantity of sulfites are added just before the bottling. Abv: 11%.


WINE DESCRIPTION Mineral aromas and crunchy red fruit lead to forest floor earthy sensations.

The mouth feel is delicate, fresh, round and pretty lingering. The acidity is right on spot.


FOOD PAIRING Rice with duck, lasagna, grilled chicken and vegetables.

Product Details

CategoryWines
ColorRed
Vintage2022
Size750ml
VarietalCaiñoBrancellaoGarnachaMenciaSouson
CountrySpain
RegionGalicia
SubregionRibeiro
ContainerBottle