Grapes: 100% Albariño, average age of the vineyards 30 years, biodynamic for 8 years, located at Salnés Valley (Rias Baixas).
Aging: 6 months aging on fine lees in stainless steel with weekly batonnage. Then this wine is blended with 15% of Frore del Carme wine from previous vintage that has 12.5 months aging.
Residual sugar: Less that 2 g/l.
Taste: Very elegant, tastes of fruit syrup, and balsamic from its aging on lees with licorice, and fennel remembrances, excellent acidity, soft, fresh, unctuous, and tasty. Aftertaste is long with a mineral touch and occasional excellent bitter undertones. Very greedy.
Color: Straw, light golden yellow with glints of green, neat, and shiny.
Talking About the Wines:
-Wine & Spirits Magazine, Aug ’18, gave 94 points to 2016 Envidiacochina, wine is listed “Year’s Best Galician & Rias Baixas Wines.”
-Wine & Spirits Magazine, August ’17 article "Year's Best Galician Wines" gave 93 points to 2015 Envidiacochina. “It’s focused on oxidative notes, rich flavors of candied peaches and walnuts, while vibrant acidity seems to rejuvenate all the other flavors. It’s a particular style, for drinkers in an adventurous mood.
- Wine Spectator Magazine, April '17 gave 89 points to 2015 Envidiacochina. "This white shows a deep golden color, with strong notes of ginger, hazelnut, and dried herb. There's a core of pear and almond, but the style is more savory than fruity. Firm acidity keeps this focused."