Azos do Pobo 2019 | Daterra Viticultores
Vineyards in two places (A mallada, A quinta), on the slopes of the Soutipedre village, framed in the Manzaneda region (Val Do Bibei). With northwest and north orientation and granite soil with abundant slate, and schist quartz.
Harvest by hand in boxes of 15Kg. Vatted by separate plots. The grapes from the area A mallada, the rest of the grapes from the area A quinta are destemmed (60%). Encubated with whole bunches and trodden on foot, in 500-litre vats. Natural fermentation. Maceration of 18 days. Aged for 11 months in 500-litre chestnut (50%) and French oak barrels. Bottled in September 2020. Unfiltered. 2.052 bottles produced.
The red 2019 Azos do Pobo was produced with grapes from old vines in two places in the village of Soutipedre in the Bibei Valley of Ribeira Sacra (A Mallada and A Quinta) on slate soils rich in quartz and schist; it is mostly Mencía, Mouratón and Merenzao with some Gran Negro, Alicante Bouschet and others. It has notes of vegetable coal (peat) and hints of herbs and berries with a rustic and earthy character. It has abundant, fine-grained tannins and a dusty texture. 2,052 bottles produced.