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Staff Pick

Viña Godeval, Valdeorras - 2016

Item # 53754 750mL
$17.96/ Single Bottle
$215.52 $193.97/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

An inland region in northwest Spain, Valdeorras, has resurrected Godello, a grape that was nearly extinct decades ago. A richer white than its neighboring Albariño, with intriguing subtle floral and lime flavors that make it ideal for shellfish. Unoaked with a solid mineral character on the finish.


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Staff Pick Notes

This is easily one of the best values in the store, delivering texturally and aromatically with a flavor profile that offers something beyond the norm. A slightly golden hue hints at concentrated fruits to come like a spectrum of citrus zests. It's weighty enough to maintain a presence in the company of food, but neither oily nor weighed down by oak. Reach for this bottle to go with spring and summer meals of grilled vegetables, light tomato stews, and crumbly salty cheeses.

- TT

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