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Mencia Barrica

Tasting Notes

Red cherry of medium-high level. On the nose it has first a woody taste, then kind of fruity reminding mostly of red fruits and with soft spicy notes. After taste is light and correctly ensambled.

Winery: Santa Marta,S.A.T.
Wine Name: Mencia Barrica
Wine Type: Red
Harvest: 2012
D.O.: Valdeorras
Disposal: January 2016

Origin: Own vineyards and vineyards controlled by Valdeorra´s area vine-growers.
Orography: Hillsides at an altitude of 400 to 600 metres.
Weather: Mediterranean-Oceanic.

Grape Varieties: 100% Mencía.
Age of strains: 25 years.
Cultivation techniques: Spalier and cordon system of prunning
Vintage: Handmade, at the best moment of ripening, and into boxes of not more than 20 kg.
Date Vintage: October

Elaboration: Fermented pre maceration at 4ºC, during 4 days and then under controlled fermentation at 24ºC. The ageing will be done six months in oak barrels andafterwards four months in the bottle.
Bottles: Limited production up to 1.950 bottles.

Analytical Datas

Alcohol: 13%
Acidity: