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2016 COMPAÑIA DE VINOS TELMO RODRIGUEZ Gaba do Xil Godello

COMPAÑIA DE VINOS TELMO RODRIGUEZ Gaba do Xil Godello 2016

19.85 CAD

$19.85

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 11896113
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • SAQ Specialty by lotRead more
  • Status
  • Status
  • Store OnlyRead more
  • Country
  • Country
  • Spain
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Denominación de origen (DO)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Galicia
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Valdeorras
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Godello 100 %
  • Alcohol Level
  • Alcohol Level
  • 13.5%
  • Color
  • Color
  • White
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    In 1994, Pablo Eguzkiza and Telmo Rodríguez, along with a third oenologist, created a Garnacha from old bush vineyards in Navarra. The wine was called Alma (soul). This is how the business started, originally under the name of Compañía de Vinos de La Granja. The name was a declaration of intent: it made it clear that the company would be producing more wines in the future and contained a homage to La Granja, the famous glassworks, a centre of outstanding Spanish craftwork that has all but...

    See the COMPAÑIA DE VINOS TELMO RODRIGUEZ detail page for more information on this brand

  • Tasting notes

    Colour: Light straw. Refreshingly bitter wine, showing lime and lemon zest qualities and a hint of quinine.
    Aromas: Bright citrus and green apple aromas are underpinned by energetic minerality.
    Flavours: Finishes with a deeper chamomile flavor and good persistence.

  • Viticultural notes

    Town: Larouco y Santa Cruz (Ourense)
    Place: O Val Grande, O Rasedo, A Torgueira, O Valverde
    Grape variety: 100% Godello
    Pruning: 80% vineyard trellis, 20% bush vine
    Soil: Placed about 550 m of altitude. Shallow soils, with terraces due to steep slopes, versant to south, west and northwest, stony, acid and coarse textured. Developed from granodiorites (granites). Low fertility and low water retention capacity
    Viticulture: Own grapes and traditional suppliers
    Harvest: Selection in vineyard. 100% hand picking.

  • Winemaking notes

    Fermentation: Native and selected yeast

    Our project in Valdeorras is acquiring a very clear personality and because of this we've decided to change the wine label. The two new labels are based on the iconic bridges found within the Santa Cruz region. We have now had the second harvest of the Mencia grapes and they are a total revelation. We are convinced that over time this will become one of the most original red wines of northern Spain.