Martín Códax Finca Xieles 2020 · Buy it for £26.05 at Vinissimus
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Martín Códax Finca Xieles 2020

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Spec sheet

TypeWhite Wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti13.0%

What does this wine taste like?

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Straw yellow / Clean / Crystal-clear
Bouquet
Moderately aromatic / Citrus notes / Floral notes / Balsamic notes / Aromatic herbs
Mouth
Intense / Long / Citrus notes / Good acidity / With volume / Balsamic notes

Drinking and storing

12ºC

Food pairing

Seafood / White fish / Sushi

Ratings and awards

201991 PN
201891 PK91 PN
PK: ParkerPN: Peñín

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker

The other new label is the single-vineyard 2018 Finca Xieles, a harmonious, polished and fresh Albariño, quite sleek and racy, tasty, clean and long, quite impressive. It's varietal, expressive and has a mineral palate with the characteristic bitter twist in the finish. It's nicely balanced and can be drunk now, but it will surely develop nicely in bottle. It comes from a plot planted with old vines, and it matured in a 1,700-liter concrete vat for six months. 2,505 bottles were filled in September 2019.

— Luis Gutiérrez (11/06/2020)Robert Parker Wine Advocate Vintage 2018 - 91 PARKER

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Winemaking

Vinification materialConcrete
Ageing period6 months

Vineyards

Finca Xieles

SoilGranit
YieldsLow yields

The winery

Bodegas Martín Códax

Bodegas Martín Códax

Founded in 1986 in Cambados in the Galician valley Val do Salnés, Bodegas Martín Códax is a reference winery in the D.O. Rías Baixas appellation and an ambassador for the Albariño grape, the most well-known and appreciated variety in this region. The winery is named after Martín Códax, one of the most important troubadours from Galicia in the Middle Ages who sang in Galician-Portuguese of the love and passion Galicians feel for...

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