Valdesil Sobre Lias Godello Valdeorras

Valdesil

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Wine label
Vintage:2015
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Spain
Region:Valdeorras
Appellation:Valdeorras
Type:White
Varietals:Godello
Organic:Practicing
Biodynamic:Practicing
Vineyard:All the plots are from the originals planted by the family in the late 1800's in the villages of Corgomo and Portela. These are the oldest Godello vines in the world. The vines are managed in accordance with conservation and circadian rhythms.
Orientation:South facing slopes on the northern banks of the Sil river at an average of 300 meters in elevation.
Soil:Colluvial with shallow depth and derived from grey schist.
Viticulture:All vineyard work is done by hand in small plots. They work the soil naturally and do work in the vineyard based on circadian rhythms.
Vinification:The grapes are destemmed and crushed. The juice stays in contact with the skins for 6 hours before being pressed. The fermenation takes place in stainless steel with wild yeasts.
Aging:The wine ages in tank on the lees for 6 months with weekly stirrings. After maturation the two villages are then blended together.
Tasting:This is the wine of the family. A complex wine made form the oldest Godello vines in the world put together to showcase the best that Valdeorras, Godello and Valdesil can make.