Unfolding with a vibrant nose, The Flower and the Bee Treixadura intrigues with tantalizing bursts of citrus fruits—invigorating hints of lemon, lime, and grapefruit—complemented by pleasant aromatic whispers of white flowers and subtle strokes of herbs like thyme and basil. On the palate, an orchestration of ripe stone fruit flavors harmoniously blends with impressions of tropical fruits, recounting tales of peaches, apricots, and nectarines waltzing with pineapple, mango, and passion fruit. It’s minerality introduces an interesting narrative twist, enhancing its textual intrigue. The wine’s texture is smooth and creamy, creating an immersive and unforgettable tasting experience. Each sip becomes an invitation to journey upon the rolling hills of Ribeiro DO, basking in the cool maritime influenced climate, and traversing through its unique microclimate and diverse soils. The Flower and the Bee truly is a testament to the winemaking craft of Coto de Gomariz, superbly representing the Treixadura grape’s fullness, zippy acidity, and complex flavors within each bottle.
The tale of The Flower and the Bee Treixadura is intricately woven into the fabric of the Ribeiro DO region’s ancient winemaking traditions dating back to Roman times. This acclaimed wine is a product of Coto de Gomariz, a winery owned by Ricardo Carreiro, which meticulously upholds sustainable winemaking practices, infusing their wines with profound respect for nature and tradition. The core grape variety in this beautifully composed ‘song’ of a wine is the Treixadura grape, often lovingly referred to as the queen grape of the Ribeiro region. Known for their finesse, Treixadura grapes can tell captivating stories of their vibrant Spanish homeland right within your glass. While historical details concerning The Flower and the Bee Treixadura itself may remain elusive, each sip allows wine enthusiasts to share in the winemaking heritage of Ribeiro DO and Coto de Gomariz’s dedication to preserving nature’s balance.
Store The Flower and the Bee Treixadura in a dark, stable environment at temperatures between 10°C and 15°C (50°F - 59°F). To prevent cork drying and air leakage, always store the wine horizontally. Also, ensure the wine is kept away from strong odors to preserve its unique flavors and aromas.