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2015 Telmo Rodriguez 'A Falcoeira' Valdeorras

2015 Telmo Rodriguez 'A Falcoeira' Valdeorras

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$714.00 (Case 6 x 750ml)

Valdeorras
2015
750ml
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$714.00
Valdeorras
2015
750ml
  • THE BRIEF
  • THE FINER DETAILS
  • WHO MADE IT?
  • EXPERT REVIEWS
  • THE BRIEF
  • Falcoeira "A Capilla" is a wine that faithfully represents an old, recovered vineyard to which the local wine growers of the Bibei River area attributed the highest value and recognition. It is an intense and profound wine, like the place it comes from.

  • THE FINER DETAILS
  • Mencà­a, Brancellao, Sousà, Garnacha and others. Organically farmed vineyard. Bushvines. Manual harvest in boxes. Fermented using native yeasts. Ageing in foudres and barrels

    WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT?


    Falcoeira A Capilla 2015 is an intense, complex and fresh red wine. This vintage has a perfect balance between maturity and freshness. On the nose, it is very expressive, with ripe red fruit, chocolate notes and lactic nuances. In the mouth, it is very honest, with a very fresh finish and an elegant saline touch that gives it that typical Atlantic character of the area.

  • WHO MADE IT?
  • Telmo Rodriguez is one of Spain's pioneer winemakers, advocating native grape varietals tied to the climates and conditions of their sites, and making world-class wines from undiscovered as well as known regions. Perhaps most impressive, while Telmo Rodriguez makes rare and limited wines of astonishing character and quality, his everyday wines have been equally praised, and widely recognized for the tremendous value they offer. Telmo studied viticulture and oenology at the University of Bordeaux and was the winemaker at his family winery in Rioja, Remelluri, and then set off on his own in the early 1990s to discover new vineyards and regions all around Spain. He now makes a range of wines in diverse viticultural areas of Spain, with an emphasis on the following: Telmo was among the first to make significant wines in Toro, Rueda, Valdeorras, Malaga, Alicante and Cigales. In these areas he uses native varietals, often grapes rediscovered such as Godello, Verdejo, Moscatel and Monastrell which do not have wide recognition. With other classically recognized varietals such Tempranillo, Garnacha and Carignan, he works with vines that are indigenous and reflect the character of their particular site. As a result, Telmo has been one of the leaders of the quality revolution with these varietals in up and coming areas such as Toro, as well as in the traditional areas of Rioja and Ribera del Duero.

  • EXPERT REVIEWS
  • 97 POINTS

    JAMES SUCKLING


    Deep black-cherry nose with a thousand floral and spicy nuances. Stunning concentration and very elegant, dry tannins within a very slim silhouette. Super long and breathtakingly delicate finish. Made from a mencía dominated field blend. Drink or hold, and this has decades of potential.'