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Colour: Red
Producer: Castro Candaz
Region: Spain & Portugal
Appellation: Amandi
Grape Variety: Tempranillo

Finca el Curvado, Ribeira Sacra, 2018

10 cases, 2 bottles
£19.17 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Finca El Curvado is produced from five plots of the same wider single vineyard, blending 45 to 70 year old vines. Mencia based but in practice a natural field blend which includes up to 20% of other varieties such as Alicante Bouschet and Bastardo, with some local white grape varieties too. Crisp red fruit and cool black raspberries are joined by juicy strawberries and a Trousseau-like lifted blackberry perfume, all underpinned by a crisp, stony minerality. The 2018 is a fine, mouthwatering, light-styled red perfect for everyday drinking. Fermented with 100% whole bunches and aged in neutral 500L barrels. A great introduction to the schist and granite dominated slopes of La Chantada, a cooler sub-zone of Ribeira Sacra.

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