Appellation: Vino de España.
Cuvée: Meu.
Colour: red.
Grapes: Garnacha Tintorera, Mencia, Mouraton 70%, Dona Branca, Godello, Palomino 30%
About: Meu means “mine” in Galician after how Nacho feels about the wine, a wine for his friends who are like brothers and sisters. New wine in 2019, from a chalk hillside. Same grapes as Nacho’s other new wine in 2019, A Seara, but different, precocious soils, the first to be picked.

Vines

Location: O Barco de Valdeorras.
Size ha: 0,35.
Age: vines planted 1950.
Soils: limestone.
Exposition:south.
Altitude: 450.
Training: gobelet (or vaso).
Farming: organic, by hand, leaving the soils untouched.
Average yield hl/ha: 30.
Climate: Atlantic, cold in winter, hot in summer, likelihood of fog and humid conditions all year.

Winemaking

The harvest is de-stemmed by hand and grapes are macerated on their skins for 5 days before being very gently pressed and the wine moved to inox. There the wines stay, without moving, on fine lees, until bottling un-filtered, and without any added sulfites during the whole process.

Vintage Notes 2019
A classic year, considered “normal”, clean, no disease or pest pressure, allowing for control without need for treatment by copper.
Yield hl/ha: 30.
Harvested: early September.
Bottles produced: 1,300.
Date bottled: 2020-03.
Alcohol %: 12.
SO2 Total: 0 added.
Tasting: from tank 2020-02 very pure red fruits, striking freshness, relatively simple for now, just delicious.