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Albariño, Godello, Torrontés, Treixadura
Coto de Gomariz Finca O Figueiral D.O. Ribeiro 2018
Regular price$54.95per bottle
($329.70per case) 6 bottles per case
Creamy & Mineral
Ricardo Carreiro founded Coto de Gomariz in the seventies, when he managed to return to his land after emigrating to South America like so many other Galicians. His dream was to make wines and restore Gomariz's prestige as a historical vineyard. Known as the "Golden Mile" of the Ribeiro since the 10th century, Gomariz is the oldest Viticultural Reserve in the Iberian Peninsula and has exceptional characteristics for growing grapes.
O Figueiral, a plot that surrounds the estate, was the first plot restored by Carreiro after coming back from South America in the seventies. Made exclusively with grapes grown at O Figueiral, this white wine is a field blend of Treixadura, Lado, Albariño, Godello, Loureira, and a myriad of other indigenous varieties from Galicia. Fermentation kicks off in stainless steel tanks and finishes in 500L French oak barrels with batônnage, something that adds a special creaminess and texture to the wine.
There is yellow fruit, balsam, spices, herbs and reminiscences of wet stones. The palate is compact and the flavours focused, pure and long. The palate is very focused, precise, and nicely chiseled, with delineation and minerality that make it very tasty and long. It has great freshness and balance with no trace of flavours from the ten months it spent in barrel.
This wine will pair beautifully with any seafood and fish dishes, as well as with creamy cheeses.