The Coto de Gomariz Colleita Seleccionada Finca o Figueiral offers a sensory experience embodying the spirit of Ribeiro. It enlivens the senses with its bountiful bouquet of ripe red fruits, grapefruit, and white peaches, all intertwined with enchanting floral notes telling a story of the echoing vineyards. A sip unveils a complex performance of harmoniously integrated flavors of ripe fruit, invigorating citrus, succulent stone fruits, and an arresting hint of spice. The wine’s texture is an artistry on its own - smooth like velvet and creamy in approach with a distinctive mineral undertone that lingers, inspiring curiosity with every sip. The character of this unique white wine resonates with its meticulously balanced wood flavors, resulting in a long-lasting, enjoyable finish.
Fascinatingly, the roots of Coto de Gomariz Colleita Seleccionada Finca o Figueiral journey back to the 10th century, intertwining its narrative with the oldest registered vineyard reserves in Spain. Its vineyard, Coto de Gomariz, served hands of both ecclesiastical orders and private owners, inspiring the legacy and development of this rich wine. A key point in their history is the restoration of O Figueiral vineyard in 1978 by Caco Carreiro. This restoration revived the vineyard using indigenous grape varieties from the Ribeiro region, thus upholding the vineyard’s authenticity and wine’s distinctive character. The enduring history and connection to the land are impressively evident in every bottle, showcasing the dedication to Ribeiro’s traditions, making it a truly remarkable testament to the rich history passed down through generations.
Store this wine in a cool, dark place maintaining consistent temperatures between 10-15°C (50-59°F). Keep away from direct light, maintain moderate humidity levels and minimal vibrations. Store bottles horizontally to keep the cork moist, preventing unwanted oxygen. Avoid storing near sources of strong odours.