Wine Terras Gauda, "O Rosal" Etiqueta Negra, 2016
Reviews of purchase Terras Gauda, "O Rosal" Etiqueta Negra, 2016
Wine intense straw yellow color.
Elegant, fresh wine has a smooth taste, with soft tannins, seductive notes of ripe fruit, toast and toasted wood nuances. Long-term, sustainable aftertaste.
The aroma of wine infused delicate fragrance of white flowers and ripe peach, surrounded by notes of melted butter, toast and light oak nuances.
Wine is an excellent aperitif, also make a good pair of seafood, fish in sauce, white meat, eggs, risotto, pasta.
"O Rosal" Etiqueta Negra "- white wine with a fascinating fragrant bouquet, elegant, very attractive, sensual taste. The wine is made from rare indigenous grape varieties - Albariño, Loureiro and Cain Blanco grown in vineyards in the valley of O Rosal on the river Minho . The dominant Albarino - a rare variety with a very low yield (only a few bunches per vine) - grown on a "high" vineyard Eyras-Bostelo which differs southern exposure, high humidity, higher temperatures, so Albarino, a concentrated, less acidic and full-bodied. Here grown Cain Blanc, which humidity and high temperatures allowed the optimal mature and demonstrate their full potential. Third grade - Loureiro, also grown on high-lying vineyards, marked by fresh, high intensity in flavor and aroma and smooth texture.
Unlike wine "O Rosal" , "O Rosal" Black Label is fermented and aged on the lees in new barrels of French and American oak for four months. Hence the appearance of notes of smoky in flavor and beautiful shades of precious wood in the taste of wine.
Although the region Rias Baixas is considered a relatively young wine region classification DO (founded in 1988), thanks to the efforts of local winemakers he gains wide popularity and recognition in the wine markets of the world. Modern winemaking techniques in conjunction with the autochthonous grape varieties grown here, created the region's reputation creator of beautiful white dry wines, mainly from the Albariño grape. Key influence on the climate of the region is the Atlantic Ocean, which brings high rainfall and frequent mists, so that the region is also known as the "green" in all of Spain. Grapes grown in this microclimate, you can create a very fresh, crisp, aromatic white wine. To label wine label present Rias Baixas, you must have a blend of at least 70% Albariño grapes.
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 the 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.