He Louro do Bolus It is the most modest of the two projects undertaken by Rafael, the smallest of the Palacios brothers in Valdeorras.
Rafael Palacios He is in love with white wine making. Conditioned by this passion, it moves from La Rioja to Valdeorras with the intention of producing a white wine for a fee, a reference wine that is positioned at the top of Spanish quality white wines. Thus, it reaches the Bibei Valley where it is installed after acquiring small plots of ancient vines of the unique Godello. He already has the stage and the actors now only need to rehearse the play, which will surely be a success.
Valdeorras It is the most continental of the D.O. Galician, its proximity to the mesetary lands condition a climate of Atlantic influence although with the presence of continental elements. There reigns the godello, a peculiar grape of great quality and aromatic power, which in recent years has been considerably driven its implantation, since it sits on these lands as a ring to the finger. He Louro do Bolo It is an excellent, balanced, delicate, elegantly finished wine, a sample of the potential that Godello has. Look without any type of complex to the rest of the wines considered to be superior to yours, including his older brother, the As Sortes.
To view It has a pretty bright pale yellow with clear greenish iridescence.
In nose, is expressed in an intense, complex, herbaceous and white fruit background with citrus and tropical touches. Fennel and faint floral nuances give freshness to an olfactory expression that closes with prominent mineral memories.
In mouth It shows full, intense, with long and fresh travel. Correct acidity and pleasant final bitterness.
Louro do Bolo 2008
Winery: Rafael Palacios Zone: Valdeorras Variety: Godello Wine: White with aging (5 months) Price: 13 Euros Score: 8
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