Grapes: Sousòn 100%
Soils: Gneis, quartz and slate.
Climate: Mediterranean microclimate with Atlantic influence
Elaboration: Whole clusters are crushed with the feet . Maceration prefermentative in cold, spontaneous fermentation and later maceration. Pressing and racking to barrel to develop malolactic.
Aging: French oak barrels of 225 liters for 18 months and maturation in deposit
Like ALGUEIRA AMARAL, our ALGUEIRA CASTAGAIA arises from the production separately of the varieties that make up ALGUEIRA FINCAS. In this case, the whole bunches of Sousón crushed on foot ferment with the bark to mature it for about 18 months in chestnut and French oak barrels of 225 and 300 liters.