Monovarietal 100% Caiño, Red wine from vines over 40 years old; produced by the Winery Forjas del Salnés.
Fermentation in wooden vats of 500 liters with 100% raspón.
Aging for 12 months in 225 liter barrels.
Cherry red ripe, clean and bright. Nose of red fruits and saline and mineral souvenirs. It is a deep and complex wine in the nose, with abundant red fruit and saline and mineral souvenirs. Fluid in the mouth and very good acidity, vertical and fresh, with the austere minerality of the granite, electric and with great tension and precision.
Winery Forja del Salnés, is a young project with a great history. A family winery founder of the D.O. Rías Baixas
More than 100 years after this family began the cultivation of the vine, José Manuel Méndez Lázaro and Rodrigo Méndez Arosa decide to recover the winemaking tradition and to realize some of the dreams of their predecessors.
Located in the village of Meaño (Pontevedra), Finca El Torno occupies 2,000 square meters dedicated for more than a century to the cultivation of the Albariño variety. Four hectares of vineyard in property and 3 hectares leased distributed in several plots located in the different Galician municipalities of Meaño, Cambados, Sanxenxo and Barro.
The oldest working vineyard was planted in 1912 by the great-grandfather of the present generation, who today takes the witness with the experience and knowledge acquired after the work of the vineyard for so many years.
Since 2005 they have worked with the collaboration of Berenian winemaker Raúl Pérez, who recently received the award for the best oenologist in the world.