2019 La Perdida 'O Pando' Godello


O Pando Orange is from several once-abandoned vineyards dotted around Valdeorras which are mostly on clay soils and planted in the 1950s. The variety Godello ("Go-day-yo") is hand harvested, destemmed by hand into 400 litre Juan Padilla tinajas and left to rest for 5 months on skins. Pressed, then settled in stainless steel before being bottled unfiltered, unfined and without any added sulphites, this is a richer, textural vino naranja (orange wine) with citrus, baked apple, chamomile, and a delicate briney, mineral finish. Local cuisine would have you enjoy this with any seafood, pork or poultry.

Grape Variety: Godello
Winemaking: 5-months skin-contact (orange wine)
Region: Valdeorras, Galicia, NW Spain
Soils: Clay and granite
Climate: Maritime, high-elevation
Farming: Organic, not certified
No added sulphites.

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