Maio 2010 is a white wine with Designation of Origin Rias Baixas made exclusively from the 100% Albarino grape variety.
Lagar de Costa is a family winery characterized by the commitment and dedication of three generations that has been taking care of the Albarino vines. They have almost 15 acres of Albarino vines located in very low lands, very close to the sea, with a height of 0 to 98 ft. The soil has a sandy texture, making it a soft soil with a good penetration of water. These features, added to the climate of the area, greatly favor the perfect ripening of the grapes.
This white wine comes from the oldest vines, with more than half a century old.
It stays for 6 months aging on lees and a minimum of 6 months in bottle before its commercialisation.
It has a straw-yellow colour with greenish nuances.
When smelt, it is a medium-high intensity wine with white flowers aromas and balsamic, fruity and fine lees nuances.
When tasted, it is oily and sweet, with good acidity. It has fruit scent and an elegant end with a bitter touch.
The smell, it is a wine of medium to high intensity, with aromas of white flowers, balsamic, stone fruit and lees.
The palate is creamy and sweet, with good acidity. Notes to stone fruits and an elegant finish with a touch of bitterness.
It is recommended to taste at a temperature of 46-50 ºF.
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|Origin||DO Rias Baixas|
|Awards||Gold Medal 2011 (Brussels). Maio 2009. Given by the World Contest of Brussels|
|Marks||Parker Guide 91|
Tanzer Guide 92
|Manufacturer||Bodegas Lagar de Costa|