Viticultura tradicional
orgánica y sostenible

Organic and sustainable
traditional viticulture

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Vino de Parcela

LA VENDAÑONA 2018

Traditional, Organic & Sustainable Viticulture
 
Bodega: Casa Aurora
Winemaking: Germán R. Blanco
Viticulture: Germán R. Blanco
Wine name: La Vendañona
Vintage: 2018
Vintage classification: Excellent
Bottling date: October 2019
Vineyards: La Vendañona
Altitude: 890m a.s.l.
Location: Villa de Albares
Region: Bierzo Alto
Sub-region: Boeza valley
Soils: Iron-rich red clay with a lot of decomposed granite
on the surface
Exposure: South facing
Vineyard size: 0.18ha (cherry trees) + 0.13ha (pine trees)
Grape varieties: Mencía (60 – 70%), Garnacha Tintorera (15%),
Garnacha, Palomino, Godello, Doña Blanca
Vineyard age: over 100 years old.
Pruning: Traditional bush vines
Irrigation: No
De-budding: No
Suckering: No
Topping: No
Leaf-plucking: No
Green harvesting: No
Harvesting: By hand (strict selection) in small cases
Harvest date: last week of September 2018
Grape selection: Yes, in the vineyard
Destalking: yes
Crushing: No
Sulphur: Minimal dose at bottling
Tanks: Amphoras
Pre-fermentation maceration: No
Fermentation temperature: <25°C
Pumping over / punching down: Foot pressing and regular
punching down
Malolactic fermentation: Yes. In barrel
Ageing: The wine is aged in a used French oak barrel of 500l
Alcohol: 13% by vol.
Filtration: No
Clarification: No
Stabilization: No
Production: 633 bottles of 75cl
 
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