XANLEDO | VIÑEDOS DO GABIAN


Pepe Quecuty honed his winemaking skills working with Raúl Pérez. For his own project he’s planted 3 hectares of local varietals Brancellao and Caíño Longo in a sheltered amphitheatre-like site. Elegant, fragrant Xanledo is already proving popular and as the roots dig deeper into the granitic sand it’s only going to get better. Grape Variety: Caiño Longo (60%), Brancellao (40%) Region: Galicia Appelation: Ribeiro Winery: Vinedos Do Gabian Vintage: 2019 Ageing: Six months in 5000 litre concrete tanks Farming: Uncertified organic Alcohol % ABV: 12% Allergens & Misc. Ingredients: Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide


£28.50 
  • Brand: Vinedos Do Gabian
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Vineyard.

The project is based around a 4.5 hectare farm in the east of Ribeiro. Pepe planted 3 hectares of Brancellao and Caíño Longo in two plots near Carballeda de Avia called O Gabián in 2011. Vineyards are at 250 metres on gently sloping terraces in a natural amphitheatre. Soils are sandy degraded granite that in Galician they call sabrego.

Viticulture 

Viticulture is uncertified organica

Vinemaking

Grapes are handpicked. Fermentation is whole bunch with natural yeasts in opentop used French oak and steel vats. It last around 40 days, each plot, and where possible each varietal, is fermented separately. . The wine is aged for 10 months in old French oak using 225, 300, 600 & 700 litre barrels. The wines are bottled without clarification and are very lightly filtered and a touch of SO2 is added before bottling

Tasting Notes

A fruity nose with fragrant notes of violets. Ripe elegant tannins and a juicy finish.

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