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Red Wine Goliardo Espadeiro 2018

Red wine from Rías Baixas. Varietal old-vines Espadeiro aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.
Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 12º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Rías Baixas
Grapes Varieties: Espadeiro,
Wineries: Forjas del Salnés
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Availability: In stock

€27.60
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Produced in DO Rías Baixas by Forjas del Salnés, Goliardo Espadeiro is a varietal Spanish red wine belonging to the Tintos de Mar collection.

Made solely from Espadeiro, a high-quality variety indigenous to Galicia and Portugal, the grapes are sourced from vines 45 to 180 (!) years old, grown in sandy, granite and cobblestone soils.

Hand-harvested and meticulously selected, the grapes were fully destemmed before being fermented in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation was carried out in French oak barrels, where Goliardo Espadeiro 2018 was then aged for 12 months. Finally, this red wine from Rías Baixas was aged for some months in the bottle before hitting the market.

This is a truly hard-to-find Crianza red wine. Only 600 bottles produced!

Aerate 1 hour before drinking.

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Appearance

The red wine Goliardo Espadeiro is medium cherry with a purplish rim.

Nose

This varietal Espadeiro is very original. Amarena cherries and redcurrants, with hints of sandalwood, withered flowers, chinese ink and smoke, and some mineral and forest floor remembrances.

Palate

This wine from bodega Forjas del Salnés is linear, crisp and focused. It has an impressive acidity and a great freshness, all of which, together with a saline and mineral core, results in a markedly Atlantic character. Long finish, with vegetal remembrance and a smokey and balsamic aftertaste.

Our personal opinion

Complex and highly characteristic, Goliardo Espadeiro 2018 is a very appealing wine.

Year 2018
Type Red
D.O. Rías Baixas
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 13-15ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 40-60 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Enterwine's Score 94
Media rating 94
Mono-Varietal Espadeiro
Pairings Roasted red meats
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