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Guimaro Blanco

2016 | Spain | Ribeira Sacra
  • Tastes like
  • Green Herb
  • Floral
  • Good with
  • Shellfish
  • Its also
  • 90+
¥220
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    About Guímaro

    Guímaro was one of the first to join the DO Ribera Sacra appellation in 1996. Raúl Pérez of Bierzo helped Pedro see the potential of his old vine holdings to produce profoundly expressive and age-worthy single plot wines.

    Tasting Notes


    Aromatic, very balsamic, plenty of bay leaf aromas and somehow medicinal, developing aniseed and fennel aromas with some time. The palate is sharp and focused, with very good precision, fresh and mineral.

    Variety Description

    Godello

    Godello is a tangy, fine quality grape of Valdeorras, north-west Spain, making rich, mineral-scented dry whites. Also to be found in neighbouring regions Ribeira Sacra, Bierzo and Ribeiro. The origins of Godello variety are located in the town of Godella in Valencia where this variety was first planted back in the 19th century

    Country Description

    Spain

    Spain is the most widely wine producing country in the world, but the dry, infertile soil found in many Spanish wine regions makes low yields making Spain only the third largest wine producing country. The country has an abundance of native grape varieties, with over 400 varieties planted throughout Spain though 80 percent of the country's wine production is from only 20 grapes. Major Spanish wine regions include the Rioja and Ribera del Duero which is known for their Tempranillo production; Valdepeñas, known for high quality tempranillo at low prices; Jerez, the home of the fortified wine Sherry; Rías Baixas in the northwest region of Galicia that is known for its white wines made from Albariño and Catalonia which includes the Cava and still wine producing regions of the Penedès as well the Priorat region.

    Region Description

    Ribeira Sacra

    Ribeira Sacra is a Spanish Denominación de Origen (DO) (Denominación de Orixe in Galician) for wines located in the south of the province of Lugo and in the north of the province of Ourense, in Galicia, Spain. It extends over the territories of 17 different municipalities that conform a zone and entity called Ribeira Sacra, which could be translated as "Sacred Shore". The vineyards are planted on the steep slopes of the valleys and canyons of the rivers Miño and Sil. The area acquired official Denominación de Origen status in 1996. Three types of varietal wine are produced: red Mencía, white Albariño and white Godello.