Native to Galicia, Godello was almost abandoned in the 1970′s but has been steadily making a comback over the last several years. A white grape, this variety is the protagonist in the high quality white wines from DOs Valdeorras and Bierzo. Rich in aromatic potential, its wines tend to have aromas that are reminicient of those found in the variety Albariño – apple, peach, pineapple, apricot – although they tend to be slightly less floral and can take on notes of anise after the first year. This noble grape produces well-structured wines with a great capacity for fermentation in oak and aging over lees resulting in creamy, fruity wines that keep their freshness.
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