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Lomba dos Ares

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Lomba dos Ares Bottle
Appellation
Galicia
Variety
Mencia, Bastardo, Caiño Tinto, Negreda, Garnacha Tintorera, Aramón, others
Age of Vines
70
Farming
Practicing organic
Soil
Granite, schist, sand
Altitude
700 – 750 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, whole cluster natural yeast co-fermentation in tanks, long, gentle maceration with pigeage, 40-60 day maceration
Aging
10 months in neutral 300-500L French oak barrels

Overview

Lomba dos Ares, is Curro & Jesus’ village wine coming from their oldest and steepest vineyards on the west bank of the Bibei – the river that separates Ribeira Sacra from Valdeorras. Averaging about 70 years old, these sites offer a patchwork of indigenous varieties with Mencia comprising the largest share and varying amounts of Bastardo, Caiño Tinto, Negreda, Garnacha Tintorera, Aramón, etc. Lomba dos Ares in a natural yeast co-fermentation of these varieties aged in neutral 300-500L French oak barrels.

Ratings & Reviews

94

2018 Lomba dos Ares

Source: WA

93

2017 Lomba dos Ares

Source: WA

94

2016 Lomba dos Ares

Source: WA

93

2015 Lomba dos Ares

Source: WA

93

2014 Lomba dos Ares

Source: WA

91

2013 Lomba dos Ares

Source: WA

Galicia, Spain
  • Location
    Galicia, Spain
  • Appellation
    Galicia
  • Proprietor
    Luis Taboada
  • Winemaker
    Curro Barreño & Jesús Olivares
  • Size / Elevation
    5.5 hectares / 350-750 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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