Winery:

Adegas Gran Vinum

Vintage:

2015

Winemaker:

Cayetano Otero

Type of Wine:

White

Region:

DO Rías Baixas - Val do Salnés

Composition:

100% Albariño

MSRP:

$17

Wine Ratings

89 Wine Spectator
90 Wine Enthusiast

Description:

The wine is produced from purchased grapes from vineyards averaging 25 years old. Winemaker, Enrique Piñeiro works with around 30 small growers in the Val do Salnés sub-region of Rías Baixas, some with holdings as small as 1.2 acres .

All of the fruit for this wine is hand harvested in small boxes. After cluster sorting the grapes are whole cluster pressed in a pneumatic press, followed by settling of the must for 24 to 34 hours.  The wine was fermented at 64 ºF in stainless steel tanks. There is no malolactic fermentation in this wine.

Tasting Notes:

Straw yellow with intense, clean and birth green tones. 

On the nose, medium-high intensity, tropical notes, pineapple, passion fruit, melon as well as floral, jasmine, orange blossom. 

On the palate, fresh with white fruit, apple, banana and citrus. Very balanced. 

Notes for Consumers

Optimal Serving Temperature:

54°F

Pairing(s):

fish,seafood

Vineyards

Vineyard Size:

3.2 hectares

Soil Composition:

granite

Elevation:

2

Harvest Date:

29/09/2015

Winemaking & Aging

Fermentation:

18º 18-20 days

Maceration Technique:

no

Malolactic Fermentation:

no

Analytical Data

Alcohol:

12.5

pH Level:

3.44

Residual Sugar (g/l):

4.5

Acidity (g/l):

6.5

Dry Extract (g/l):

24.8