Gaba do Xil Godello 2018

Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez (Valdeorras)

RP90+

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Made with 100% godello grapes, the Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodriguez produces this young white, from the D.O.P .: Valdeorras that will enhance the flavor of fish and starters. Its process starts from fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature.

Its aroma of grapefruit, lemon, and citrus, especially, define this wine with body, which in the mouth provides an ideal freshness for warm and summer seasons. Gaba do Xil offers an update of the wines from the interior of Galicia. Its characteristics are, above all: maturity and freshness. It is made to highlight the virtues of the Godello grape and the uniqueness of the evolutionary soils of slate.

Technical sheet · Gaba do Xil Godello

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2018 Other vintages
Appellation:Valdeorras (Galicia,Spain)
Winery: Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP90+
Grapes: Godello
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez

Gaba do Xil Godello 2018 (Godello)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Bright straw.
  • Nose: white flowers, fruit expression, fragrant herbs, mineral.
  • Mouth: flavourful, fresh, fruity and balsamic.

APPELLATION: Valdeorras.

VINEYARD: Vineyards from the places of O Val Grande, OR Rasedo, to Torgueira, O valverde populations Larouco and Santa Cruz.

GRAPES: Godello.

PREPARATION: grapes harvested by hand and selection in vineyard. After vinification stay with its fine lees for 4 months in stainless steel tanks.

PAIRING: smoked, varied and seafood salads.

TEMPERATURE: 7-10ºC

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez

In 1994, Pablo Eguzkiza and Telmo Rodríguez along with a third winemaker make wine from Grenache from old vines in glass of Navarre. The wine is called 'Alma' ('Soul' in English). These were the beginnings of a winery, which originally was called 'Compañía de Vinos de La Granja' (in Englisch 'The...

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Highlighted review about Gaba do Xil Godello 2018

Blanco & Gomez  Wine Merchants INT

Posted on at 12.19

4/5

Gaba do Xil Godello 2018

This really shows what the godello grape can do. A crisp, northerly dry white for Spain with delicate dried-apple, fresh-lemon and herb-jelly notes. Medium-bodied and sleek with a graceful finish.

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Hayley Thompson

Posted on at 20.06

4 /5

A 2018 is perfect with boiled shrimp. I can't imagine drinking this Gaba do Xil Godello 2018 solo.
It had a deep colour at first sight. It has citrus aromas. It's funny the little bitter taste left by the end of this white.
Campoluz Enoteca

Posted on at 03.58

4 /5

Gaba Do Xil is a white wine from the O.D. Valdeorras prepared by Telmo Rodríguez Wine Company. Strains of which Gaba do Xil Godello are born about 550 meters. The soils are very fertile. Because production is low, but high calidad.La harvest is done manually and in the same vineyard a first selection process takes place. Tasting notes Gaba Gaba Do Xil 2018 Do Xil is straw yellow.
Mitte Meer

Posted on at 04.42

4 /5

Taste and appearance of the glass Gaba do Xil blanco straw yellow illuminated with green nuances. On the nose, light notes of grasses and green apples and aromas of white fruits. Palate minerally with good freshness with fruity and long finish. Serving The Gaba do Xil fits perfectly with seafood, fish and rice dishes, as well as white meat. The grape Gaba do Xil blanco consists of 100% Godello grapes. In 2002 Telmo Rodríguez began to farm wineries in a then-unknown region of Galicia called Valdeorras. The indigenous grape variety Godello is grown in this small and remote area on ancient terraces that date back to Roman times. The almost forgotten grape Godello, which was then mostly cultivated only in a very few very old and also small vineyards only for personal use, provided for Telmo Rodríguez a special challenge the special and attractive features of this ancient white grape -. A good acidity structure that memory of fresh, green and lush grass, a mild and full fruit - and the minerality of the granitic soil, all wanted to bring Telmo Rodríguez in perfection to full and clear expression. Honest, clean and surprisingly delicate. The origin Gaba do Xil blanco comes from the wine-growing region D.O. Valdeorras in the northwestern region of Galicia and near the Portuguese border.

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Reviews about Gaba do Xil Godello 2012

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

3.5/5

Green apple, anise, hay, balanced, lively.

Reviews about Gaba do Xil Godello 2015

Ignacio Garcia Andrade
Ignacio Garcia Andrade

5/5

A GREAT GODELLO VERY SPECIAL WITH MY TASTE AND ESPECIALLY BUQUET a bumper crop VERY BALANCED
Federico Saiz Perez
Federico Saiz Perez

4/5

Very rich, both appetizer to accompany meat or fish

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