A Telleira

Godello Ribeiro – 2021

Region: Spain - Ribeiro

A Telleira

Founded in 1940, Finca Reboreda, which produces the A Telleira wines, is the largest private wine firm in D.O. Ribeiro. Finca Reboreda is credited with being pioneers for quality wine in the area. José Luis Méndez and his daughter Ana are leading the way as one of the most progressive and well regarded wineries in Galicia.

The A Telleira vineyard is made up of 40 hectares (98.84 acres) on the Miño River west of the provincial capital and ancient Roman mining center of Orense. Soil types are alluvial and stony near the river with outcroppings of slate, granite and chalk on the higher west-facing slopes. Varieties planted include Godello, Mencía, Treixadura, Torrontés and Loureiro.

The Méndez family also purchased the Albariño super-estate Adegas Morgadío in 1996.

Reviews

92 Points

Freshly squeezed lime juice, green apple and crushed stone. A very creamy, flavorful palate, filled with fine lees and sliced apples. Medium-bodied and intense, but still elegant and zesty. An excellent godello to enjoy now.

jamessuckling.com, September, 2022
92 Points

This straw colored Godello from Spain is very good and a great value. It opens with a ginger and yellow grapefruit bouquet with hints of nectarine. On the palate, this wine is full bodied with medium plus acidity. The mouthfeel is balanced, lush and bright. The flavor profile is a grapefruit and quince blend with notes of lime zest. I also detected in ginger, saline and lemon verbena. The finish is dry and refreshing. I would suggest pairing this impressive Godello with sushi

Ken's Wine Guide, June, 2023