Benito Santos Xoan

Winery:

Benito Santos

Vintage:

2010

Winemaker:

Jose Antonio Porto

Type of Wine:

White

Bottles Produced:

3,500

Region:

DO Rías Baixas - Val do Salnés

Composition:

100%Albariño Grape

MSRP:

$21.99

Wine Ratings

91 Robert Parker

Description:

Aromas of ripe, spicy yellow fruit and stone fruit, as well as apples, lead to a bright and creamy palate: ripe, mineral and incredibly stylish.  A serious white wine for people who are serious white wine drinkers.

Tasting Notes:

Appearance: Yellow straw color, bright and brilliant.

Nose: Ripe apple and citrus aromas with a touch of quince.

Palate: creamy, dense, smooth and full-bodied. Long and persistent.

Notes for Consumers

Optimal Serving Temperature:

10°F

Pairing(s):

salted almonds

Vineyards

Vineyard Size:

0.5

Soil Composition:

Granitic sandy-clay

Training Method:

Pergola

Elevation:

1

Harvest Date:

21/09/2011

Winemaking & Aging

Fermentation:

Stainless steel tanks with temperature monitoring

Ageing (sur Lie):

24 months

Analytical Data

Alcohol:

13

pH Level:

3.23

Residual Sugar (g/l):

1.2

Acidity (g/l):

7