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Tag Archives: Godello

Galician Grapes: Love at First Sip

I met my very first Galician grape 13 years ago in Mallorca. Having a reputation for all night parties filled with ample liquor, I’d gone with bad grace and low expectations. I should have known better… Mallorca is beautiful in early February with almond blossoms bursting forth - its blissful, heady perfume everywhere. […]

Wine of the Week: Coto de Gomariz

The seasons are changing and so are many peoples wine choices. What do you notice you switch too as the temperature lowers, and the dinners become more robust? For many, sadly white wine gets sidelined due to the temperature, preferring to save those crisp whites for warm summer picnics. About […]

Godello

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 […]

2005 Pazo Casanova Ribeiro

2005 Pazo Casanova Ribeiro – Spain, Galicia, Ribeiro (6/11/2006)85% Trexidura, 15% Albarino, Godello, and LoureiraLight gold in color with a nose that is faint showing light citrus, and cream. In the mouth the wine is soft and creamy with steely flavors of pineapple, minerals, and harrelson apples. Very nice and […]