Benito Santos

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
SRP: $21.99
  • 91pts Robert Parker
Wine 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.

Optimal Serving Temperature: 10 °F
Pairing(s): salted almonds
Vineyards
Vineyard Size: 0.5
Soil Composition: Granitic sandy-clay
Training Method: Pergola
Elevation: 1 meters
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