Angel Sequeiros, Albarino Lias 2010

Winery:

Gavineira

Vintage:

2010

Winemaker:

Cayetano Otero

Type of Wine:

Reserva

Bottles Produced:

1,600

Region:

DO Rías Baixas - Condado do Tea

Composition:

Albariño grapes

MSRP:

$15

Wine Ratings

88 Wine Enthusiast

Description:

Vineyard notes

Vineyard notes

The vineyard does not use any chemical fertilizers or herbicides and the soil has not been removed. Once the crops ripen, the vines are carefully hand picked to ensure the best grape clusters are used during harvest.

Cellar notes

The wine has natural acidity and natural sugar which is a result of being cold-fermented in stainless steel vats. Once fermented, the grapes are aged on sur lees where the heaviest sediments are removed and no malolactic fermentation occurs. Once the wine has been bottled it will rest for six months before selling. The total aging process for this superb wine 18 months.


Tasting Notes:

Color: Straw-colored with greenish tones      

Nose: Aromatic herbs, bay, mint, white flowers, citrus fruit (lemon peel and grapefruit), and pine, with a mineral/stone and fine lees background.

Palate:  Fresh, unctuous with good structure. Citrus fruits and peach, full bodied with an astringent finish.  


Notes for Consumers

Optimal Serving Temperature:

53°F

Drink By:

01-01-2017

Vineyards

Vineyard Size:

18.28 ACRES

Soil Composition:

THIN, SANDY CLAY LAYER OVER SUBSTRATE OF DECOMPOSED GRANITE

Elevation:

300

Harvest Date:

14/09/2010

Winemaking & Aging

Fermentation:

21 DAYS 14ºC

Maceration Technique:

NO MACERATION

Malolactic Fermentation:

NO MALOLATIC

Ageing (sur Lie):

1 YEAR IN STEEL INOX + 6 MONTHS IN BOTTLE BEFORE SELLING

Analytical Data

Alcohol:

13.5

pH Level:

3.22

Residual Sugar (g/l):

2.8

Acidity (g/l):

6.2