White Wine O Luar do Sil Godello 2020
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The varietal Godello O Luar do Sil Godello is produced by O Luar do Sil, the new wine project in the DO Valdeorras of the Rodero Villa family, owners of the well-known Pago de los Capellanes winery in Ribera del Duero.
It was produced from grapes coming from vineyards planted in slate and granite soils on the banks of the Sil river.
Harvest took place during the first half of September. The grapes were fully destemmed, refrigerated to keep their aromatic qualities intact, and macerated for 4 hours. After that, they were pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature. This Spanish white wine was subsequently drawn-off, and then transferred back into the tanks, where it was kept for a short time. Finally, O Luar do Sil Godello 2020 was bottled.
Fresh and honest, this young white wine has a mineral profile which makes it quite appealing.
The white wine O Luar do Sil Godello has a bright, golden colour.
Remembrances of pears and green apples, with a note of melon and flowers. The mineral side of this Godello soon becomes apparent. The nose of this young white wine is quite impressive.
Smooth-bodied and fluid, this wine of Bodega O Luar do Sil has a crisp acidity and a nice definition. Long mineral finish with a gently bitter note.
|Our personal opinion||
The wine O Luar do Sil Godello 2020 of Bodega O Luar do Sil, a brand of Pago de Capellanes, is a delicious, textbook Godello.
O Luar do Sil Godello 2019:
Enterwine 91. Peñín 91.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Pairings||Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Cod, Curred fish, Grilled fish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Pasta with fish, Poultry, Rice with fish, Sautéed vegitables, Whitefish salads|
|Taste||Dry and aromatic, Fresh and dry, Light, easy to drink|
|Occasion||Aperitif, Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement|