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2017 As Sortes

75cl

RP94ParkerGP95Peñín

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
Appellation:Valdeorras (Galicia, Spain)
Winery: Rafael Palacios
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Godello
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
The 2017 As Sortes ($51.83) is a white wine from Valdeorras produced by Rafael Palacios vinified with godello from 2017 and has an alcohol content of 13.5%. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this white according to Drinks&Co users and obtained the following scores: robert parker: 94 and peñín: 95.

Description of 2017 As Sortes

2017 As Sortes (Godello)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Golden yellow color, very clean and stands out for its beautiful shine.
  • Nose: The aroma is very complex. It can be perceived ripe fruit, light floral aromas, mineral and it is also possible to see some sweet spices with some toasty notes.
  • Mouth: In notable for being very broad, intense, rich and voluminous palate, shows a huge elegacia. white fruit is perceived as pear, certain citrus flavors and a slight mineral memory. Excellent balance between acidity and sweetness. Its finish is long and persistent.

APPELLATION: O.D. Valdeorras.

VINEYARD: Rafael Palacios.

GRAPES: Godello.

AGEING: This wine spent 8 months in French oak barrels.

DEVELOPMENT: The grapes are grown in sandy soil of decomposed granite. Harvesting is done manually, then brought to press pressing steel and most juice is extracted. This is placed to ferment and after this the wine is stored in French oak barrels.

PAIRING: Sushi; dishes prepared with spices, white meats, Asian cuisine.

TEMPERATURE: 10 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

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The Winery

Rafael Palacios

Rafael Palacios

Rafael Palacios is the son of D. Jose Palacios Remondo (founder of Bodegas Palacios Remondo) and a passion for making white wines. After making his first target in the family winery, Plácet, decides to create his own winery in Galicia, in the Valley Bibei under the name of Valdeorras, where he finds some old vines godello, ideal for preparing its white refined which grows recovering traditional viticulture, without use of herbicides or synthetic treatments.

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4 /5

Aroma of good intensity, with fine notes toasted in first plane that give step to a mature fruit and also mineral notes. In the palate half body, with good acidity, fresco, with some untuosidad, expression frutal correct and a remarkable end.
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Rafael Palacios As Sortes Val do Bibei 2017

4 /5

- As Sortes 2013 is a white wine from the winery Rafael Palacios.
- belongs to the D. O. Valdeorras and grapes is made 100% Godella, organically grown.
- Located on the higher slopes of the Valley of Bibei.
- This is a golden colored wine with elegant tears.
- It gives off intense fruit and floral aromas, accompanied by citrus notes and slight toasted nuances.
- In the mouth it has an intense and deep inlet.
- Its texture is oily, with a perfect acidity that brings freshness.
- The finish is long and persistent.
- This wine has been aged 8 months on its lees in French oak barrels.
- It is recommended to accompany white fish sauce, oriental, sushi dishes and spicy dishes.
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As Sortes 2017

4 /5

Rafael Palacios, brother of famous winemaker Alvaro Palacios in Priorat, in 2004 began making wine in Valdeorras. The age of the vines ranges from 7 to 91 years. As the parcels are organically modified. The As Sortes is bright, clean and complex and it is very different than other white wines from Valdeorras. In the nose we smell tones of yellow fruit, citrus and herbs accented by creamy accents and just a hint of smoke. The palate is medium-bodied with a very good acidity, full and spicy but fresh and supple at the same time. The finish is slightly salty and mineral and stays long in the mouth. are the As Sortes (only) up to 15 000 bottles produced and is highly recommended for those who are a little tired of Chardonnay. Very beautiful.
94/100 Peñín
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As Sortes 2017

Reviews of other vintages of 2017 As Sortes201620132009

4.5/5

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4.5/5

A few days ago I was lucky enough to enjoy super dinner at the Celler de Can Roca. We take three different wines, and one was the 2013 As Sortes had already heard much. The 1st is that it is a wine to be decant. Tremendous difference after 45 minutes of opening. 3rd cup, much better than 1. It is a great wine with intense aromas, mineral and with good fruit. Has a very accurate, fresh, smooth and great acidity combined with dinner which we enjoyed. An elegant wine and certainly I reaffirm that I am a big fan of Godello. Alvaro Palacios very successful indeed. And my sincere congratulations to Celler de Can Roca because Uvinum is 35 euros but in the letter from Celler is 45 euros! more expensive only 28%. Many restaurants should learn from them: because their pricing strategy wines also allows you to enjoy a great dinner to allow for some more great wines. Thumbs up!
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As Sortes 2013 , vinazo que descubrí en una cena en el Celler de Can Roca

4.5/5

Peñín Guide 2011 rating
- Tasting notes: Color: bright straw. Nose: fresh, fresh fruit, white
flowers, powerfull, fragrant herbs, mineral. Palate: flavourful,
fruity, good acidity, balanced, fresh.
- Score: 93
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