Benito Santos Xoan

Aromas of ripe, spicy yellow fruit and stone fruit, aswell 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.

Winery

Benito Santos

Vintage

2010

Winemaker

Jose Antonio Porto

Type

White

Annual Production

3500

Region

DO Rías Baixas - Val do Salnés

Composition

100%Albariño Grape

MSRP

21.99

Ratings

Robert Parker

91

Guia Penin

Wine Spectator

International Wine Cellar

Wine Enthusiast

Decanter

Awards

Serving Temperature

10

Drink By

Pairings

salted almonds

Serving Temperature

10

Drink By

Pairings

salted almonds

Vineyards

Vineyard Size

0.5

Elevation (Meters)

1

Soil Composition

Granitic sandy-clay

Exposure

Training Method

Pergola

Harvest Date

2011-09-21T22:00:00.000-04:00

Winemaking & Aging

Fermentation

Stainless steel tanks with temperature monitoring

Malolactic Fermentation

Maceration Technique

Ageing (Sur Lie)

24 months

Length of Maceration

Analytical Data

Alcohol

13

Acidity

7

pH Level

3.23

Dry Extract

Residual Sugar

1.2