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

MSRP:

$17

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. 

Notes for Consumers

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

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