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Pezas da Portela

Pezas da Portela
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Pezas da Portela
White wine Barrel. 6 months in oak barrels.
Variety: Godello
Designation of Origin: D.O. Valdeorras
Production area: Galicia
Winery: Valdesil
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 14.0%
White wine Barrel. 6 months in oak barrels.
Variety: Godello
Winery: Valdesil
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 14.0%
Young
Barrel
Light
Body
Less aromatic
Very aromatic

Characteristics of Pezas da Portela

Pezas da Portela Barrica Blanco is a white wine from Valdeorras prepared by the Valdesil cellar. Located in inner Galicia, in the town of Vilamartín of Valdeorras (Ourense), this winery is known for its premium white wines made from very old varieties of Godello.

Pezas da Portela Barrica Blanco is 100% made from Godello, a native variety of Valdeorras. The grapes come from very old vines over 50 years old located in 11 small plots at 500m of altitude. The vines are planted on slopes of slate soil.

For processing the grapes are harvested and transported to the winery in 20kg boxes.

In the winery a brief maceration takes place prior to fermentation with yeasts.

Once in the winemaking process, the wine is aged in oak for about 6 months.

A complex and elegant wine to drink now or keep for 3-5 years.

Serve at 12ºC
Contains sulphites
Pairing
Grilled white fish, Grilled seafood, Boullabaise, Fish rices, Baked white fish, Fish stew, Raw seafood, Seafood in sauce, White fish in sauce

Tasting notes Pezas da Portela

Sight Reddish yellow with green hues. Clean, bright, with glyceric tears. Nose Great aromatic intensity, floral aromas and white fruit. Marked mineral background with lightly toasted touches. Taste Good entry, fresh and creamy. Tasty and expressive, very mineral and with very good acidity. Long, fruity finish.
Sight Pale yellow with a greenish border. Bright with a good glyceric tear.
Nose Very good intensity. It has a marked varietal expression, with its characteristic white fruit and floral notes which are displayed in good balance with the elegant toasted and mineral notes. While all these aromas are very subtle on first nosing, they gain intensity as the wine opens up.
Taste

This Valdeorras white wine has a very good, wide and bulky attack as well as a powerful, tasty and unctuous mid palate. It has very expressive mineral notes and a very long finish with fruit notes and nice toasted touches.
A very original and elegant white wine that is pleasant to all the senses.

Sight Straw-yellow colour with greenish reflections. Clean and very bright. Elegant, fine tears show on the glass. Nose Intensely aromatic. Clean, fruity and floral nose. Once warmed up, it exudes notes of its ageing. A subtle mineral note at the end adds an elegant touch. Taste After a bulky attack, this wine is unctuous, rich and very dense on the palate, filling the mouth with nice fruity sensations, lightly toasted aromas and a refreshing mineral note. Profound acidity balancing the set. Long and persistent finish.
Sight The tasting repport of this wine is being translated. Meanwhile, you can check the Spanish version.
Sight Pale yellow colour with a greenish border. Bright. Good glyceric tear. Nose Very good intensity. It shows a marked varietal character, the typical notes of white fruit and flowers which are displayed in a very good balance with the elegant toasted and mineral notes. While all these aromas are very subtle on first nosing, the gain in intensity as the wine opens up. Taste This white wine has a very good, wide and bulky attack and a powerful, tasty and unctuous mid palate. It shows a very expressive minerality Very long finish which leaves notes of fruit and nice toasted touches. Very original and elegant white wine that will provide lots of sensations.
Sight Intense and brilliant golden yellow colour. Glyceric tear.
Nose A wine that gains intensity and complexity as it is opened. Intense aromas of ripe white fruit (apple, pineapple) accompanied by strong mineral notes with a touch of anise, nuts and notes of fine wood.
Taste

Good and wide attack. Oily mid palate with good burden of fruits. Good acidity that provides the wine with freshness. Fresh, oily and intense. Long and involving finish.

Sight Pale straw yellow is the color of this wine, which reflects bright gold of summer orundense. Nose The variety Godello, with all the splendor of terroir is the expression of your nose: ripe fruit, white flowers, herbs and minerals.
Taste Flavor is intense, with refejos fruit in keeping with the character of the land: aromatic, complex and involving. A wine that does not end in the bottle.
Sight Pale straw yellow is the color of this wine, which reflects bright gold of summer orundense. Nose The variety Godello, with all the splendor of terroir is the expression of your nose: ripe fruit, white flowers, herbs and minerals.
Taste The mouth is intense, fruity, in keeping with the character of the land: aromatic, complex and involving. A wine that does not end in the bottle.

Ratings

  • Peñin 95
  • Peñin 94
  • Peñin 94
  • Peñin 95
  • Decántalo 92
  • Peñin 93
  • Decántalo 92
  • Peñin 93
  • Decántalo 91
  • Peñin 94
  • Decántalo 92
  • Parker 93
  • Winespectator 90
  • Decántalo 91
  • Decántalo 91

Ratings for the vintages from D.O. Valdeorras

2014 Excellent
2013 Very good
2012 Very good
2011 Very good
2010 Good
2009 Very good
2008 Very good
2006 Very good
2005 Very good
2004 Good
2003 Very good
2002 Good
2001 Good
2000 Very good
1999 Very good
1998 Good
1997 Excellent
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Designation of Origin D.O. Valdeorras

Winery Valdesil

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.

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Imágenes y situación D.O. Valdeorras

The history of the vineyards date back to 1885, when the winemaker José Ramón Gayoso, began planting Godello on the slate slopes on the hills in the valley of the Sil, relying on the variety of possibilities, despite all their peers labeled him insane.

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