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Telmo Rodriguez Gaba Do XII Godello 2011

Winemaker's Notes:

Made from 100% Godello, Gaba do Xil is grown in shallow, stony granite soils on terraces facing south, west and northwest. These coarse soils are low fertility and low water retention capacity, forcing the vines to struggle and limiting yields. The wine is fermented in steel tanks and sees some aging on lees before bottling.

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Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez S.L.:
In 1994, Pablo Eguzkiza and Telmo Rodríguez, along with a third oenologist, created a Garnacha from old bush vineyards in Navarra. The wine was called Alma (soul). This is how the business started, originally under the name of Compañía de Vinos de La Granja. The name was a declaration of intent: it made it clear that the company would be producing more wines in the future and contained a homag... Read more
In 1994, Pablo Eguzkiza and Telmo Rodríguez, along with a third oenologist, created a Garnacha from old bush vineyards in Navarra. The wine was called Alma (soul). This is how the business started, originally under the name of Compañía de Vinos de La Granja. The name was a declaration of intent: it made it clear that the company would be producing more wines in the future and contained a homage to La Granja, the famous glassworks, a centre of outstanding Spanish craftwork that has all but disappeared. Read less

Made from 100% Godello, Gaba do Xil is grown in shallow, stony granite soils on terraces facing south, west and northwest. These coarse soils are low fertility and low water retention capacity, forcing the vines to struggle and limiting yields. The wine is fermented in steel tanks and sees some aging on lees before bottling.

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