Coming from 30 to 50-year-old vineyards, Valdesil Godello sobre lías is single a varietal Spanish white wine belonging to the Valdeorras DO.
The Godello vines are scattered over 22 plots composed of slate soils and with different sun orientations.
Each plot was harvested at dusk and then vinified according to its special characteristics. First the grapes were brought to the cellar, destemmed and cold-soaked for 6 hours.
Then this varietal Godello was fermented in stainless steel tanks using only indigenous yeasts. After that, this white wine from Valdeorras crafted by Bodega Valdesil was aged for 6 months on its lees with periodic stirrings.
Drink Valdesil Godello sobre lías 2016 over the next 5 years.
The white wine Valdesil Godello sobre lías has a straw-yellow colour with greenish tinges.
Elegant notions of white flowers, green apples and fennel clearly stand out. As this Godello white wine opens, it suggests aromas of herbs, pomelo and wet earth.
On the palate, the olfactory notes of this white wine from Valdeorras are enriched with hints of almonds, lemon peel and some mineral undertones. This wine by Bodega Valdesil also displays a crisp, zesty touch. Good acidity and medium-long finish. Quite interesting.
|Our personal opinion||
Praised by critics such as Jancis Robinson, the Godello wines are beginning to get the recognition they deserve. Just pair this Valdesil Godello sobre lías 2016 with Japanese food and you'll understand why.
Valdesil Godello sobre Lías 2015:
Valdesil Godello sobre Lías 2014:
Enterwine 91. Parker 90. Peñín 92.
|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||Months mixing in stainless steel|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||6|
|Name of Award||No|
|Percentage of variety||No|
|Pairings||Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Rice with fish, Roasted fish, Soft pasta cheese, Sushi|
|Taste||Fresh and dry, Silky and intense|
|Occasion||Aperitif, Appetizer, Business dinner, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner|
Nice Godello with the exact mixture of creaminess, freshness and grip.
Leesy, creamy, medium-bodied, with a note of lime, earth and mineral. Very pleasant.