Valtuille - Cepas Centenerias
2000 Mencía


Vineyard: 600 meters above sea level.
Soil Type: Clayey with ferrous with pebbles.
Vine Age: 100 years old.
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date: 8 to 12 September 2000.


Castro Ventosa is situated in Bierzo where the dominant climate is Oceanic.
Valtuille comes from a 3,5ha vineyard with a plantation density of 7000 vines per hectare.
Close attention is given to the vines and everything is done by hand. The gobolet technique is used for pruning. Vinification techniques are kept as traditional as possible.
Fermentation is done partly in stainless steel tank and French oak vats. French oak is also used for maturation.
The wine is not filtered.

Tasting Notes:

Nose: It has maximum concentration without leaving out the freshness of the fruit. It also has the essence of slaty native soil, gunpowder notes, Indian ink and spices.
Palate: In the mouth it extends with elegance and body. It shows good tannin, extremely granular, with rich shades.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 14.3
RS (g/l): 1.2
TA (g/l): 4.6
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