wines

la galbana

La Galbana

Designation of origin:
Bierzo
Grape variety:
Mencía
Harvest:
2015
Vineyard:
Head-pruned old vines, planted on slopes at more than 600m.
Soil:
Soil very poor in organic matter, with an large percentage of decomposed slate.
Elaboration:
Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Maceration of the skins is performed using the bazuqueos technique without pumps, for a total of 15 days. Malolactic fermentation in oak barrels, followed by 12 months’ aging “sur lie” in French oak barrels of 225 and 300 litres. Bottled without clarifying.
Alcohol content:
14,5% Vol
Annual production:
900 bottles
Tasting notes:
Cherry red color.

Aromatic and complex bouquet. Berries and ripe fruit with balsamic and spicy notes, slightly roasted with an elegant background minerality.

Full-bodied, with a rich and bulky feel. Maintains freshness and complexity promised by the bouquet. Silky and perfectly integrated ripe tannins. A deep wine with a long finish.
Guides ranking:
95 Points Guía ABC 2015
94 Points Guía ABC 2016
92 Points Guía Peñín 2017
95 Points Guía ABC 2017
92 points Guía Peñín 2018
91 points Guía Peñín 2018
94 points guía ABC 2019