2018 Castel de Fornos

region:     DO Rias Baixas

Sub-Region: Val do Salnés

varietal:  100% Albariño            

Acres: 21

Soil: Sandy/Granite

Age of Vines:  Modia-36 years

                              Xesteira-90 years

                              Fornos-90 years                 

Production:  30,000 bottles (2,500 cases x 12)

Aging: stainless steel

tasting notes: Clean and bright, straw colored with greenish hints. a torrent of complex floral aromas (gardenias, roses, orange blossom), followed by apricot, orange peel, honey and an herbal background of bay leaf, aniseed and mint.

 

awards:

2018 Silva Daponte

region:     do Monterrei

varietal:   100% Godello

Acres: 9.88 

Soil: Sandy/granite

Age of Vines:  20

Production: 15,000 bottles (2,500 cases x 6)

Aging: Stainless steel

tasting notes: It is a clear and bright lemon yellow wine with a glint of green. Medium aromatic intensity with notes of White Fruits (Acerola, Apple, Pear) and hints of grass, fennel and sage. It is a Harmonious and Balanced wine, full of nuances with a long finish . 

 

awards:

Matelot 2017/2018

region:     do Pago calzadilla

varietal:   100% Garnacha Blanca

Acres: 4

Soil: Calcareous clay

Age of vines:  6

Production: 5,000 bottles (833 cases x 6) 

Aging:

  • 6 months on the lees

tasting notes:

Pale straw yellow color. On the nose, tropical fruits, melon, green apple stand out. Cedar resin notes. It is perceived very elegant with minerality. The palate is fleshy, round, subtly sweet, broad and very balanced.