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GODEVAL 13 CEPAS VIEJAS GODELL
GODEVAL 2013 VINA GODELLO CEPAS VIEJAS
Item: #382688
Bottle Size:750ml
$17.98
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100% Godello
From selected grapes from the oldest plots of Godeval - an average age of 50 years old at an altitude of 500 meters.

An intense and complex nose of ripe fruits, lime, Read More...
fennel and mint. The apple, melon and peach fruit flavors carry on giving power to the wine which is deftly balance by brisk herbal notes and hints of mineral from the slate soils. A wine that really evolves in the glass and lingers with you, very adaptable for a wide array of dishes.

The Valdeorras valley is nestled in the highest mountains of the Galicia interior. This area is located in the province of Ourense and is home to just 200 hectares of the Godello variety. Bisected by the Sil River and protected by Galicia’s highest mountains, Valdeorras records both the highest and lowest temperatures in Galicia, together with the lowest rainfall of the area (800-1000mm). These factors, and wide differences between day and night temperatures, guarantee good acidity in the white wines.
VALDESIL 11 PEZAS GODELLO
VALDESIL 2011 PEZAS DE PORTELA GODELLO
Item: #381191
Bottle Size:750ml
WA:92
$34.95
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WINE ADVOCATE 92 POINTS - “At this young stage the wine is still dominated by the wood, with notes of smoke, toasted bread, vanilla and some ripe Read More...
yellow fruit in the background. This doesn’t worry me as I know this is a wine to age and it will absorb the wood. The palate is very intense, wide, a huge wine, with the components to age and last in the bottle. I’ve had some bottles from the inaugural 2002 vintage of this wine and they are still holding up. A white to age.”

STEPHEN TANZER 92 POINTS - “Intense, mineral-accented pear and Meyer lemon aromas show outstanding clarity, with a bright mineral overlay adding vivacity. Incisive and dry, offering chewy, focused flavors of citrus fruits, pear skin and chalky minerals. Stains the palate on the back end, leaving bitter quinine, ginger and grapefruit zest flavors behind.”

Valdesil is passionate about selecting plots of Godello grown on the rare native black slate found in many outcroppings of Valdeorras. The underlying minerality in all of their wines is a hallmark trait of this special soil type. A selection of 11 unique plots (“pezas”) planted on the slate slopes of the village of Portela (Vilamartín de Valdeorras) at an average altitude of 500 meters and 50 years of age. These are the original plots that first belonged to the Prada-Guyoso family.
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