Wine Terras Gauda, "O Rosal", 2016
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Reviews of purchase Terras Gauda, "O Rosal", 2016
The wine is straw-yellow color with greenish highlights.
Taste wine complex, rich, harmonious, with notes of apricot and melon, orange peel and hints of orange blossom, complemented by thin mineral tones, shades of mint and eucalyptus.
The wine has an intense aroma with notes of exotic fruits, floral and balsamic undertones.
Wine is an excellent aperitif, and will go well with white meats, pasta, simple fish dishes.
Terras Gauda "O Rosal" - the flagship of the winery, showing perfectly balanced combination of rare indigenous grape varieties - Albariño, Loureiro and Cain Blanco grown in vineyards in the valley of O Rosal on the banks of the river Miño. The dominant Albarino - a rare variety with a very low yield (only a few bunches per vine) - grown in the vineyard Eyras-Bostelo which differs southern exposure, high humidity, higher temperatures, so Albarino, a concentrated, less acidic and full-bodied. Grape harvest is collected in late September-early October. Wine produced in conventional manner. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature. After the addition of natural yeast, wine goes cold stabilization, filtered and bottled.
Winery "Terras Gauda" was established in 1990 in the city of Al Eyras in the famous wine region of Rias Baixas. Its vineyards are spread in a picturesque valley about Rosal, near the mouth of the river Miño. Exceptional microclimate with mild temperatures, lack of frost and abundant rainfall is ideal for high-quality ripening grapes with high sugar content and balanced acidity, unlike other northern areas of Rias Baixas with more variable climate. 85% of the berries for their wines "Terras Gauda" grows on its own vineyards, the rest is sold under strict quality control from other local producers. Winery owns about 80 hectares of vineyards, divided between varieties Albariño (70%), Loureiro (15%), Cain Blanc (10%) and Treyschadura (5%). "Terras Gauda" specializes in white wines, but now has an experimental farm plantation for red grapes.