This unconventional and modern-style albariño brings us closer to younger audience by being faithful to our roots since youth is not obstacle of quality. As the saying that gives it its name, “genio y figura hasta la sepultura”, winemaking of this wine is consistent with winery’s work philosophy taking the maximum advantage of our younger vineyards to offer a small-grand albariño ideal to enjoy by the glass or with your most informal meals.
Denomination of Origin
Val do Salnés
Dry White wine
Traditional pergola with 800 vines /ha.
Soils of granitic Entisoles of Sandy-clay character. Dominant orientation in the western part, looking to the Atlantic Ocean.
Hand harvest picking in boxes of 15 kg perforated. Selection of grapes.
Complete destemming and compress air press. Setting the juice with cold temperature.
Alcoholic spontaneus fermentation with control of temperature (12-15ºC).
Ageing on lees in steel tank for 4 months with “batonnage”. No malolactic fermentation.
Fining with isinglass.
Visual: Intense yellow color with a Green rim. Clean and brilliant.
Nose: a bouquet of intense fresh white fruit with hints of citric fruit coming through.
Palate: luscious and fresh. It would go perfectly with shellfish and fish..
GENIO & FIGURA 2018