A beautifully structured red from over 100 year old vines. Concentrated and balanced, we can’t wait to see how this wine ages. Grape Variety: Mencia Region: Galicia Appelation: Ribeira Sacra Winery: Bodegas Nanclares Vintage: 2019 Ageing: 12 months in used 500 L French oak Farming: Organic Alcohol % ABV: 13.5 Allergens & Misc. Ingredients: Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide
Penapedre comes from the Laderas del Miño region of Ribeira Sacra. Vines are over 100 years old, with southern exposure facing towards the river. Soils are granite, and fruit ripens early.
Vineyards are fully organic and he uses some biodynamic methods.
The grapes are hand picked, then whole bunches are foot trodden. The wine is then fermented in 4,000 litre chestnut foudre with a long maceration. It is aged for 12 months in used 500 litre French oak barrels. It is not clarified.
A beautifully structured red, with fine tannins and plenty of ripe red fruit character. Concentrated and balanced, it will be interesting to see how this wine age