Lícia
Winery: Bodegas LA VAL
Vintage: 2014
Winemaker: Txema Ureta
Type of Wine: White
Bottles Produced: 60,000
Region: DO Rías Baixas - Condado do Tea
Composition: 100% Albariño
SRP: $17
Wine Description
Lícia is a short for Galicia which is  located along the border with Portugal, vineyards in these sub-zones benefit from the drier climate and warmer growing season.  This refreshing, flavorful white wine is made from 100% Albariño, sourced from the sub-zones of Condado de Tea and O Rosal in D.O. Rías Baixas.
Tasting Notes
Straw yellow with greenish hues, the Lícia Albariño has strong varietal characteristics with hints of grapefruit, candied fruit, quince jelly, notes of fresh herbs, green apples, and minerals. 

Full bodied and well balanced, highlighting the aromas of citrus and green apple, with a long and persistent finish. 
Optimal Serving Temperature: 12 °F
Drink By: 01-01-2016
Pairing(s): VEGETABLES, SEA FOOD, WHITE MEATS (POULTRY, RABBIT…)
Vineyards
Vineyard Size: 148 hectares
Soil Composition: Pebbly and sandy clay-loam
Training Method: Pergola
Elevation: 50 meters
Exposure: South western
Winemaking & Aging
Fermentation: in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature for 14 days
Maceration Technique:: cold soak maceration
Length of Maceration: 6 hours
Malolactic Fermentation: partial
Ageing (sur Lie): a few weeks
Analytical Data
Alcohol: 12 %
pH Level: 3.5
Residual Sugar (g/l): 2.5
Acidity (g/l): 7.27
Dry Extract (g/l): 22