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Characteristics of Avanthia Rosé
Avanthia Rosé is a Mencía single-varietal rosé wine by Bodegas Avanthia situated in Valdehorras, a winery belonging to the Grupo Jorge Ordóñez.
This wine is made of grapes from Southerly facing vineyards, planted in slaty soils on slopes that range up to 400 metres above sea level. The harvest is manual and after being selected on the sorting table, the grapes go through the "sangrado" process (bleeding the grapes to obtain the liquid). The fermentation takes place in French oak barrels and the wine then ages on its lees for 3 months.
Serve at 10ºC
Aperitif, Soupy rice, Smoked dishes, White fish in sauce, Iberian ham, Fish stew, Pâté, Goat cheese, White roasted meat
SightDark, raspberry pink colour. Intense, clean and very bright. Fine tears on the glass.NoseVery fragrant and expressive nose with aromas of red fruit standing out, blackberries, strawberries, cherries, light citrus aromas, on a floral background, with balsamic and mineral notes.TasteThis wine is rich and unctuous on the palate, a result of its ageing on its lees. An excellent acidit brings freshness and definition. This is a tasty rosé wine. Some nuances of sweet spices, and intense fruit resulting in a long, persistent finish.
SightA dark, clean, intense and very bright raspberry pink colour. Fine tears show on the glass.NoseA very fragrant and expressive nose with aromas of red fruit, blackberries, strawberries, cherries and light citrus aromas, on a floral background, with balsamic and mineral notes.TasteThis wine is rich and unctuous on the palate thanks to its ageing on its lees. Its excellent acidity adds freshness and depth. This is an appetising rosé wine with some nuances of sweet spices and intense fruity notes which make it long and persistent.
This Denomination of Origin occupies part of the beautiful valleys of the rivers Sil and Jares in the Northeast of the province of Orense. Vineyards line the slopes of the mountains that frame the river valleys and at the bottom of them, occupying floors slate of very good physical condition and adequate fertility, sometimes on steep slopes. The variety of higher quality and prestige, among whites, is the Godello, white wine grape that provides very fine fruity and floral aroma and excellent structure in the mouth. Next to this is the providing variety Tinta Mencia reds, purple, intense and elegant aroma and soft fleshy fruit not without its nerve.
Other wines from D.O. Valdeorras
Bodegas Avancia is the Jorge Ordónez Group project located in the eastern Galician name, Valdeorras. It was created with the aim of producing a high quality red wine from vineyards over 70 years of one of the most traditional landraces: Mencia who was dying.