Xión Cuveé Tinto
“The youngest and most fruity expression of the autochthonous red grapes of Rías Baixas. A blend of red varieties that complement each other enhanced with a slight touch of oak from its short ageing in oak foudre giving as a result a fresh and light wine to enjoy by glass, as aperitif or pairing your tapas, charcuterie, cheeses and pates.
Denomination of Origin: Rías Baixas.
Subzone: Val do Salnés.
Wine ́s category: Rías Baixas red wine.
Grape variety: Pedral / Sousón / Espadeiro.
Very limited production: 4.000 bottles.
Vine arbour (pergolas) with 800 vines/ha.
Soils of granitic Entisoles of sandy-clayey character.
Dominant orientation in the south-western part.
Altitud of 100m.
Yield: 4000 Kg/ha.
Hand harvest picking in boxes of 15 Kg perforated.
Manual Selection of grapes.
Alcoholic spontaneous fermentation in open barrel of 500 L.
Total maceration of 15 days with 2 “pigeages”/day.
Vertical hydraulic press.
Spontaneous malolactic fermentation.
Ageing 12 months in French oak vat.
Fining with eggs and sea water.
Colour: deep purple and brilliant.
Nose: A nose rich in small red fruits (raspberries), spices (pepper), flowers (violet), with touchs of minerality.
Palate: Fresh and luscious. Very round mouth with a dense structure extended by a keen acidity.
An attractive wine, on the colour and the nose, with a luscious mouth. A red wine to enjoy in every momento.