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White wine 2011 D.O. Valdeorras Viñaredo, Galicia, Spain

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Used barrique
Registration number : #SaMa-LB01

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 11 November 2013

The DO area is located in the province of Oruense in the northwest Spanish region of Galicia near the Portuguese border. The name means "Golden Valley" because gold was mined here in ancient times. The vineyards on slate and limestone soil cover around 1,500 hectares of vineyards, most of which are located on both sides of the slopes of the river Sil and its tributaries. The main municipalities are A Rúa, Carballeda, El Barco de Valdeorras, Larouco, O Bolo, Petín, Rubiá and Vilamartín. The continental climate is characterised by hot summers, long autumns and cold winters. The area became famous for the white grape variety Godello (which had almost disappeared...

The white grape variety comes from Spain. Synonyms are Agodenho, Agudelha, Agudelho, Agudenho, Gouveio as the second main name, Verdelho, Verdelho Branco, Verdelho do Dão ( Portugal ); Agodello, Berdello, Godelho, Godella, Godenho, Ojo de Gallo, Prieto Picudo Blanco, Trincadente ( Spain ); as well as a number of other names that confusingly refer to the varieties listed below. The old variety most likely comes from the banks of the Río Sil in Galicia, in northwestern Spain. It was first mentioned in 1531 by the ampelographer Rui Fernandes under Agudelho and Trincadente in Douro, Portugal.

Godello - grape and leaf

Confusingly, the variety is grown under different names, often with...

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