Constantina Sotelo - Marelo - 2020 - vdm (regio Rias Baixas)
100% Albarino on concrete egg, indigenous yeast, no additives so no added sulphites, unfined, unfiltered
Total Acidity: 7,5 g / l
Alc grade: 12,5 º
Sugars: <1 g / l
Free SO2: <1 mg / l
Total SO2: <10 mg / l
Coming from a family plot with vineyards of about 30 years old
planted with direct foot, facing southwest at 800 m from the
sea. The vineyards are conducted by means of the breading
Budding at the end of February and flowering at the beginning
of May with fruit setting at the end of the same month and
veraison at the end of July, the mildew attacks mainly in the
month of June on the cluster.
SOIL AND CLIMATE
The vineyards are on granitic decomposition soils.
Atypical climate, mainly warm vintage, winter with mild
temperatures that do not let the sap rest, warm spring and
rains until July that favor the attack of mildew, dry summer from
July to August, heavy rains in mid-August.
Manual in boxes of 15kg. September 2020
Pre-fermentation maceration of the must for 5 days until the
beginning of spontaneous fermentation with its own indigenous
yeasts in oval concrete tank at constant temperature.
Aging in concrete egg on its fine lees with continuous batonage
due to convection currents due to the oval shape that also
keeps the wine at a homogeneous temperature throughout the
BOTTLING: August 2021
Unfiltered bottled wine, separated from its lees by decantation
and without any stabilization treatment. No SO2 added.