Credoz - 2016 Cotes Jura, Selection
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Terroir: Breo's wines come from three hectares of steeply terraced vineyards in the Amandi sub-region of Galicia's Ribeira Sacra, on Spain's ancient Galician Massif. The face south and southwest on shallow decomposed gneiss and granite, the mother rock of these vineyards. Both the cool air of the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea influences the climate, which creates a tug of war that can bring beautiful balance to a growing season. This is extreme wine country in every way--hot summer days, cold nights, heavy rains, hailstorms in the summer, etc.
Vinification: 100% whole cluster partial carbonic 40-50 days with natural yeasts in 1500 liter plastic bins, extraction by hand "infusion" style (gentle pushdown of the cap only inches) with more pressure than Mencia because clusters are bigger and stronger, basket pressed then tank settled 10 days in stainless first SO2 depends on the quality of the grapes and can happen before fermentation good year nothing is added, in a difficult year or less than 10ppm. Fermentation is made in stainless steel and lasts about Malolactic fermentation is always completed.
Aging: 10-12 months in old 225l barrels (older than 10 years)
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