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A Jorge Ordoñez Selection
Region: Valdeorras, Galicia, Spain.
Style: Dry, Full bodied. Lightly Oaked.
Try if you like: Chardonnay, Un-oaked Chardonnay, Albarino, Viognier
Flavor profile: Peach, Apricot, Pear. Round like an un-oaked Chardonnay, but without the "butter". Organic.
Hand-harvested and stored in small baskets. 20% of the wine fermented with indigenous yeast in used French oak puncheons and demi-muids (500-600 L. barrels, respectively.) The rest of the wine is fermented in stainless steel.
Eight months sur lie in the fermentation vessel (20% French oak, 80% stainless steel) with battonage.
Cuvee de O Godello expresses the freshest expression of the Valdeorras’ unique slate soils and indigenous clones of Godello. Sur lie ageing and used large format barrel fermentation impart a weight and complexity to Cuvée de O that sets it apart from other young Godellos. Voted the best young white in Valdeorras by the D.O. tasting board in 2014.