Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Chan de Rosas - Soil of Roses

Apellation: Rías  Baixas

Subzona Valle del Salnés (Cambados/Galicia)

Producer: Chan de Rosas Bodegas y Viñedos S.L. http://www.chanderosas.com/                Vintage 2018                                                                                                              Variety: 100% Albariño grape                                                   
Elaboration: The pulp of the grape with the skin undergoes a cold maceration at 7º for 12 hours. 85% of the wine stays a minimum of 6 months in a stainless steel tank. The remaining 15% a minimum of 6 months in new 400-liter French oak barrels. Weekly batonages are made to keep the lees in suspension while it is in the tanks and in the barrels.
Service temperature: 10º - 12º C.
Alcohol: 13º C.

Tasting: It is a pale yellow white wine with greenish reflections. Floral aromas, citrus, vanilla and some notes of acid apple are revealed to the nose. In the mouth it has a slight salty touch, with a very lively acidity, but balanced, without edges, citric, resulting fresh and persistent.  9-11 €.
Good value for money.

Pairing: It is a wine that pairs very well with white fish, seafood, light salads, creamy cow cheeses, pasta with molluscs ...

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