White Wine O Cotarelo Blanco Barrica 2020
White wine from Ribeiro. Varietal Albariño fermented and aged in oak barrels.
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Sourced from 5 hectares of over 60-year-old recovered vineyards, O Cotarelo Blanco Barrica is the top-shelf Spanish white wine from bodega Adega O Cotarelo, a small production winery based in DO Ribeiro.
This varietal Albariño was produced through a very meticulous, entirely artisan manner, following the traditional methods of the region.
Hand-picked at their optimal ripening state, the grapes were first fermented in oak barrels.
After that, the white wine O Cotarelo Blanco Barrica 2020 was aged in the barrels for some months until its bottling.
This limited production Ribeiro white wine will pair exceedingly well with white meat recipes, creamy cheeses, fish and shrimp.
Aerate this Galician white wine some minutes before drinking.
The white wine O Cotarelo Blanco Barrica is medium yellow with some greenish reflections.
Fruit-forward and exuberant, this Albariño from Ribeiro suggests rich aromas of vanilla, nutmeg, clove and cinnamon, with notes of ripe tropical fruit and flowers.
Smooth-bodied, structured and substantial, this white wine from Adega O Cotarelo is nonetheless fresh and well balanced, with spicy and gently buttery, with succulent ripe apples and pineapples, some herbal and floral notes and a very long finish.
|Our personal opinion||
A Galician response to oaked Chardonnay, O Cotarelo Blanco Barrica 2020 will captivate the lovers of structured and elegant white wines.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Ageing||Fermented in Barrel|
|Type of ageing||Months in barrels|
|Pairings||Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Cod, Curred fish, Fish and gravey, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Oriental cuisine, Pasta with fish, Rice with fish, Risotto, Roasted fish, Sheep´s cheese, Smoked foods, Soft cheeses, Soup and rice, Whitefish salads|
|Taste||Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Aperitif, Because you can, Business dinner, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|