Commercial name of the product: Rector de Amandi
Alcoholic degree. 12.5% vol.
Origin (production area): D.O. Ribeira Sacra
Production (total bottles): 1,500,000
Production process: The grapes are harvested by hand. The terraces known as terraces are very small and almost impossible to machine. To harvest it is usually accessed through trails, and sometimes even from the river itself. All this process is done in an inert atmosphere, to avoid chemical and enzymatic oxidations in order to obtain the greatest amount of aroma and freshness. De-stemming, macerated, pressed, decanted and fermented in 25,000 liter stainless steel tanks at a temperature between 25-28ºC for 15 days. Microfiltration is carried out just before bottling to ensure the microbiological stability of the wine.
Tasting Notes: This wine is made by the first winery protected by the D.O. Ribeira Sacra, located in Sober, considered the capital of the Amandi sub-area. It has a pretty cherry color with a violet rim. The nose has an intense aroma of fine and distinguished ripe fruit, reinforced by the varietals of the Mencía grape. The palate is intense and balanced with very intense retronasal route that gives it a peculiar elegance.
2018: Gold Medal: Berliner Wein Trophy, vintage 2016 (Germany).
2017: Gold Medal: Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, add 2016 (Belgium).
2017: Bronze Medal: Decanter World Wine Awards 2017, vintage 2016 (United Kingdom).
2017: Bronze Medal: International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017, vintage 2016 (United Kingdom).
2016: Best of Spain 2016 Top 100 contest at Prowein 2016, vintage 2015 (Germany).
2016: Bronze Medal (89 points): Decanter World Wine Awards 2016, vintage 2015 (United Kingdom).
2016: DIAMANT Wine and Women 2016 (Wine and Women), vintage 2015 (Spain).