TYPE/VARIETAL: Cuvee o Godello
PRODUCT: Avancia Cuvee o Godello
The grapes for Avancia Mencia come from some of the winery's oldest vineyards; the Airoa vineyard, planted in 1904 in Raxoa, and the Bancal vineyard, planted in 1910 in O Bolo. Both are planted on on terraced mountain slopes at 450 m (1,476 ft.) above sea level.\
The grapes for Avancia Godello come from four different Godello vineyards. The Airoa vineyard planted in 1904 in Raxoa, O Barco; the Barreiros vineyard planted in 1915 located in Corgomo, Villamartin de Valdeorras; the Romarin vineyard planted in 1906 located in Mones,Villamartin de Valdeorras; and a vineyard called Seixo,located in a very small town by the same name, planted in 1936.
The grapes for Avancia Rosé are sourced from a vineyard planted in 1978 in Castelo at an altitude of 650m above sea level.
The grapes for Avancia Cuvee de O Godello are sourced from vines planted between 1960 and 1990 in the zones of Xaguaza, Larouco, Seadur, and O Barco. The grapes for Avancia Cuvee de O Mencia are sourced from vines planted between 1950 and 1980 in the zones of Rubiana, O Bolo, Corgomo, and Villamartín.
HISTORY: In the early 1980’s, researchers in Galicia recovered the grape variety Godello. Jorge Ordoñez was the first to introduce Godello wines to the U.S. in the early 1990’s. For many years following 1990, Ordoñez was the pioneer for Godello in the U.S.,and was the only importer offering this unique wine. Jorge always dreamt of having his own Godello project, and Bodegas Avancia is the result of this dream.
Avancia Cuvee Mosteiro Mencia
Avancia Godello Barrel Fermented
Avancia Rosado Cuvee O
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