Wine Montecillo albariño
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Albariño grape
- TYPE OF WINE: White
- Designation of Origin: Rias Baixas
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12,5º
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 12º-14º
- WINERIES: Montecillo
- TASTING NOTES: View: pale lemon yellow with greenish brushstrokes. Nose: very elegant, the notes of white flowers such as jasmine and orange blossom are followed by notes of sweet apple and dried herbs always accompanied by a saline background. Mouth: it is unctuous, tasty and glyceric. Strongly marks a living acidity that surrounds the notes of flowers and citrus memories mixed with aromatic herbs. With body, long, balanced.
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Montecillo albariño, a white wine with very slow fermentation.
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Preparation of Montecillo albariño
Manual harvesting in small baskets and later transfer to Warehouse. Pre-maceration and gentle pressing. Very slow fermentation with autochthonous yeasts at low temperature, extracting all its aroma and freshness. Contact with its fine lees for several weeks and then stabilized and filtered to give a perfect shine and reflections before bottling.
It remains for several months in stainless steel tanks before its release to the market, to harmonize and enhance its aromatic explosion.
Type of wine Montecillo albariño
White wine of Albariño grape, with a clean taste typical of the grape.
It has an acidity of 5.9
The Montecillo Winery
Founded by Celestino Navajas. Today - almost 150 years after its founding - Bodegas Montecillo assures that visionary character and sets course outside Rioja, offering a curated selection of varietals in vogue and high level wines.
Designation of origin Rias Baixas
The DO Rías Baixas belongs to the region of Galicia. Specifically the form the coastal part of a part of Galicia, concerning the provinces of La Coruña, the province of Pontevedra to the Ria de Vigo.
The variety of Albariño grapes has been cultivated in these lands for more than 1000 years, and since the 12th century the existence of Albariño wines has been known. Bo octante is from the mid-twentieth century, when this variety extends throughout the territory.
In the 1980s, the Regulatory Council of Rías Baixas and the Rias Baixas Designation of Origin were created.
The Albariño grape
Made with 100% Albariño grape. Cultivated vines in the municipality of As Neves within the county of Tea County, in an idyllic setting bathed by the river Miño.
Vineyards on steep slopes of small surface, cultivated with height, dry land and manual harvesting in small baskets and later transfer to winery
Wine pairing Montecillo albariño
To accompany dishes of Indian, Mexican or Thai cuisine such as chicken tikka masala, pad thai and tacos.
It is also usually eaten with seafood, clams, and oysters.
Occasions in which Montecillo albariño is appropriate
In informal meals and family gatherings
Price / quality ratio Montecillo albariño
The price is marked by its quality.
Graduation and optimum service temperature of Montecillo albariño
Graduation of 12, 5º, it is recommended to consume at 12º-14º
"A very elegant and tasty white wine."
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