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Benedictus Fructus

Benedictus Fructus
2017 Godello & Albarino, Ribeiro

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 12.5%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$20

Benedictus Fructus
2017 Godello & Albarino, Ribeiro

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 12.5%
Straw green color. Aromas and flavors of baked peach and pear, nougat, and nutskin with an bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and an interesting, medium-length finish displaying notes of apple-melon relish, hint of spice, earth, and pepper with soft, crunchy, fruit tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. A round and welcoming white wine.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Savory & Old World
Aroma Aroma: baked peach and pear, nougat, and nutskin
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of apple-melon relish, hint of spice, earth, and pepper
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Kebobs, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A round and welcoming white wine.

The Producer

Asoc. Colleiteiros Embot. Do Ribeiro

The Producer
Avda Alejandro Ferrer 18
Castrelo De Miño,
Spain
34 -637379563

Other Spanish White

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
The most famous white wines in Spain besides a Rioja Blanca and Albariño are those made from grapes such as Moscatel, Verdejo, Torrontes, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. The latter is grown in several regions and most versions are light and meant for early consumption, although there are a few oak-aged version with vanilla and baked apple flavors that can stand up to most seafood.

Examples of Verdejo - sometimes blended with Viura, the principal white variety of white Rioja, are refreshing dry whites with flavors of nectarine and white flowers that are meant to be drink young with tapas or shellfish. These wine are priced in the $10-$12 category.