Authentic, young and deeply mineral, this Spanish white wine is made from the youngest vines owned by Bodegas Valdesil, as well as from vineyards owned by peasants from the towns of Rubiá, A Rúa, Larouco, Petín y O Bolo.
The wine Montenovo is a single varietal Godello, one of Galicia's most important white varieties.
Harvested by hand, the grapes of this young white wine from Valdeorras were carefully selected and cold-macerated before fermentation.
After that, they were fermented with indigenous yeasts. The wine did not undergo malolactic fermentation.
Finally, it was clarified with mineral agents and cold-stabilized before its bottling.
Drink Montenovo 2017 over the next 3 years.
The white wine Montenovo has a clean, bright golden colour with some greenish tinges.
This varietal Godello from Valdeorras has a medium-high aromatic intensity, showing notes of apples, green melon, and some vegetal nuances of freshly cut grass.
This young white wine by Bodega Valdesil is pleasant and fresh, with a good volume and a tense acidity. Some notes of green apples, fennel, vegetables and dim bitter nuances. Medium finish.
|Our personal opinion||
Approachable and easy-to-drink, Montenovo 2017 from Valdeorras - Galicia shows the seductive qualities of the Godello grape.
Peñín 91. Enterwine 91.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||No|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||No|
|Is this product free of sulfites?||No|
|Type of ageing||No|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||No|
|Name of Award||No|
|Percentage of variety||No|
|Pairings||Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Cod, Curred fish, Grilled fish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Pasta with fish, Poultry, Rice with fish, 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|
Godello wines are beginning to be as good as Albariño-based ones. Wow!!