Constantina Sotelo - Dama Xoana - 2020 - vdm (regio Rias Baixas)
100% Albarino on 50 litres Glass Demijohn, indigenous yeast, no additives so no added sulphites, unfined, unfiltered
Total Acidity: 7,1 g / l
Grade alc .: 12º
Sugars: <1 g / l
Free SO2: <1 mg / l
Total SO2: <10 mg / l
They come from a family vineyard with 30-year-old vines, oriented
to the southwest that is 1km from the sea. The vineyards are
conducted by means of the breading system.
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
Direct pressing in pneumatic press at low pressure without
crushing. Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel tank with its
own indigenous yeasts with temperature control.
About 1040 density, the must is transferred by fermenting to small
damajuanas (spherical glass deposits) where the fermentation
ends and is not separated from all its lees.
Breeding in 50-liter damajuana with thick and thin lees,
performing a batonage every 15 days.
BOTTLING: August and 2021
Unfiltered bottled wine, separated from its lees by decantation
and without any stabilization treatment. No SO2 added