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Product code: 3698

Adega Ponte da Boga, Albariño, DO Ribeira Sacra, Spain, 2021

Adega Ponte da Boga, Albariño, DO Ribeira Sacra, Spain, 2021

Producer Profile

Nestled deep in Galicia, in the region of Ribeira Sacra on the banks of the River Sil, the Ponte da Boga winery is set on acutely steep terraced slopes.

At harvest time, seasonal workers descend as if on a pilgrimage to help pick the fruit from the steep and narrow terraces. Delicate hands and nimble feet ensure the grapes are passed up the slopes to the winery to begin the next stage of their journey. From vines, often in excess of 100 years old, are fresh elegant expressions of Albarino, Godello, Mencia and rare Merenzao. Cooled by the Atlantic winds and basking in Spanish sunlight these precariously placed vines produce wines of authenticity and heritage.

Viticulture

Working with the integrated viticulture methods and training the vines Double Cordon de Royat. The Schist soil and sandy clay over pebbles is ideal for growing the Albariño vines.

Winemaking

A pre- fermentation cold maceration, followed by pressing and fermentation in stainless steel tanks and a small proportion going into mostly old oak barrels. Aged in stainless steel vats for 5 months.

Oak Ageing

Time: 4 Months
Type: 500 litre French Oak
% wine oaked: 30
% new oak: 30

Tasting Note

A greenish yellow colour, with intense and complex notes of lime, lemon marmalade, apricot, rose and lavender with additional smoky notes. Grapefruit, lemon and nectarine are evident on the palate.

Food Matching

Excellent with fish and shellfish as well as poultry.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Albariño 100%
Vegetarian Vegan
ABV:
12.5%

Closure:
Technical cork

Colour:
White

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl