- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Albariño grape
- TYPE OF WINE: White
- Designation of Origin: Rias Baixas
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 6º-8º C
- WINERIES: Viña Nora
- TASTING NOTES: Classical in spirit, seeking the aromatic elegance of a wine that evolves and improves with time in bottle. Aromas of white floral notes of fruit and minerality. wide mouth and a long finish.
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Nora an albariño with aromatic and seductive elegance.
Elaboration of Nora
The elaboration of the wines of Viña Nora is marked by the purpose of not altering the delicacy of the variety. For this, all the processes of pressing, racking and fermentation are carried out in a very meticulous way to respect the subtlety in aromas and the fragility of the Albariño variety.
The barrel fermentation of Nora da Neve is carried out by the Burgundian method.
What kind of wine is Nora
White wine of Albariño grape. Casks of 600 and 225 liters of French oak with subtle toast and botanage for 5 months.
The winery Viña Nora
The winery is equipped with the best technology for the production of white wines and is at the service of the fundamental objective of Viña Nora, which is to produce wines that are true to the land and to the Albariño variety. The winery has small containers that allow microvinifications and follow up each of the plots separately.
The harvest in Viña Nora is always done by hand in boxes of 16 kg and the grapes, after cooling in a cold room to 4 degrees, enter the winery in selection tables. All the processes of pressing, desfangado and fermentation are carried out very meticulously to respect the subtlety in aromas and the fragility of the Albariño variety.
Precisely with the aim of preserving all the characteristics of Albariño, only neutral yeasts are used that result in wines that are deeply varietal and capable of expressing all the peculiarities of a unique area within Rias Baixas due to its climatic and soil characteristics.
The selection of grapes and the care in the elaboration reaches its maximum expression with Nora da Neve, the Albariño fermented in barrel, which is elaborated in the winery, with grapes from old vineyards. The fermentation of Nora da Neve is carried out by means of the Burgundian method using 600 and 225 liters French oak barrels with subtle toasted and batonage for 5 months that adds complexity and potency without altering the subtlety of the variety.
Denomination of Nora wine
Rías Baixas is a designation of origin belonging to the region of Galicia. Specifically the form the coastal part of a part of Galicia, concerning the province 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.
Varieties of grapes used in Nora
Made 100% with the Albariño grape variety.
Vineyards with an average age of 25 years. 10 hectares of vineyards owned, planted on soils with a mixture of alluvial gravel and granite decomposition.
Wine pairing Nora
It can accompany all kinds of crustaceans, oysters, knives, fish, Japanese cuisine and soft cheeses.
Occasions to take Nora
Perfect to accompany all kinds of meals or to take in snacks.
Quality / Price ratio of Nora
Good value for money
Degree of alcohol and service temperature Nora
Its degree of alcohol is 13º, and it is recommended to take between 8º-10º temperature of the wine.
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