Terras Gauda

Rias Baixas O Rosal

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WINERY: Terras Gauda

 

REGION: DO Rías Baixas - Rosal

COMPOSITION: 70% albariño, 15% caiño , 15% Loureiro

 

DESCRIPTION:

The flagship wine of the winery, Terras Gauda O Rosal is a beautiful representation of a blend of native grapes traditional to the Rías Baixas D.O. 

The estate vineyards are grown in the O Rosal Valley, located on the Galician riverbanks of the Miño River. 

This wine’s personality comes from a blend of the legendary Albariño, Loureira and Caiño Blanco.

 

TASTING NOTES:

Terras Gauda O Rosal is the perfect blend of the best native Rías Baixas varieties. 

 

A greenish-yellow in color, this wine has a generous nose of ripe peach, aromatic herbs, hints of bay leaf and mint, orange blossom, mandarin and orange peel.

 

On the palate, it is round with hints of mineral and earthy memories. It finishes with crispness and minerality, revealing its stunning structure, density and balanced acidity.

 

NOTES FOR CONSUMERS

 

OPTIMAL SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12°C

PAIRING(S): Oily Fish, Scallops, Mild cheeses.

 

VINEYARDS

 

VINEYARD SIZE: 160 hectares

SOIL COMPOSITION: granite, quartz, clay and metamorphic schist

TRAINING METHOD: Trailee system

ELEVATION: 200

EXPOSURE: South-facing

HARVEST DATE: 15/09/2015

 

WINEMAKING & AGING

 

FERMENTATION: stainless steel

MACERATION TECHNIQUE: cold maceration in tank

LENGTH OF MACERATION: 6 hours albariño and caiño, 3 hours Loureiro

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: 0%

AGEING (SUR LIE): 3 months

 

ANALYTICAL DATA

 

ALCOHOL: 12.5

RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/L): 4.2

ACIDITY (G/L): 6.8

DRY EXTRACT (G/L): 24.5

 

WINE RATINGS

88 Robert Parker

88 Wine Spectator

91 Wine Enthusiast


        

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