White wine, oak aged.
Godello and Treixadura
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Winery: Rafael Palacios
Region: Galicia - D.O. Valdeorras
Grape Varieties: Godello and Treixadura
Type: White Wine with barrel ageing
Alcohol Content: 14%
Serving Temperature: 6º - 8º
Production: Made from the indigenous White Godello grape with a small proportion of Treixadura sourced from 17 – 28 years old vines growing on terraced slopes at an altitude of 600 metres and more above the sea level. Fermentation takes place in 300 liters French oak Foudres and in 500 liters barriques, where it will have a four- month stay on its lees.
Rafael Palacios, nephew of Spain’s well known and talented winemaker Alvaro Palacios began his new wine venture in 2004 in Valdeorras, eastern part of Galicia in the sub-zone of the Bibei Valley in the municipality of O Bolo. He set his sight on the overlooked region of Galicia and purchased old Godello vineyards from old local growers. The Valley of Bibei is home to the production of Godello based quality wines. The winery owns 21 Ha. of vineyards consisting of 26 different parcels planted mostly with the native Godello grape with vines between 6 – 90 years old, most of them growing on terraced slopes.
Tasting Notes: Clean, fragrant nose, white fruits, good minerality with floral and herbaceus notes. Creamy textured, complex with good fruit definition, acidity, minerals and a long dry finish.
Notes: Drink now – 2024
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