Top 100 white wines of Galice

Discover the top 100 best white wines of Galice as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the white wines that are popular in Galice and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Galice

Galicia is one of the 17 first-level administrative regions (called comunidades autónomas) of Spain. It occupies the northwestern corner of the Iberian Peninsula, and is exposed on two sides to the Atlantic Ocean. To the South is Portugal, to the east Castilla y Leon. Viticulture has a Long tradition in Galicia, introduced to the region by the ancient Romans and continued by monks throughout the Middle Ages.

Today, Galicia is best known for its Rias Baixas wines - crisp, Aromatic whites made mainly from Albarino. Galician wines bear striking similarities to those of Minho (notably Vinho Verde), just across the border in Portugal. Shaped by the waves and winds of the Atlantic, the Galician coastline is spectacular; steep cliffs alternate with coastal coves called rías. The interior of the region is characterized by Green hills that rise gently eastward toward the Cantabrian Mountains, reaching heights of 2,000 metres (6,600 feet).

Discover the grape variety: Alvarinho

The white Alvarinho is a grape variety originating from Spain. It produces a variety of grape specially used for the elaboration of wine. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches and small grapes. The white Alvarinho can be found cultivated in these vineyards: South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Languedoc & Roussillon, Rhone Valley.

Food and wine pairing with a white wine of Galice

white wines from the region of Galice go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or shellfish such as recipes of basque piperade, smoked salmon sandwich or pike dumplings with shrimp sauce.

Organoleptic analysis of white wine of Galice

On the nose in the region of Galice often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, elderflower or mushroom and sometimes also flavors of beeswax, green melon or apple blossom. In the mouth in the region of Galice is a with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Galice

Vinexposium/IWSR report: Moderation and convenience on the road to recovery

While preparing to resume its calendar of trade fairs, Vinexposium, the company behind 10 of the world’s biggest alcoholic beverage trade events, partnered with market research agency IWSR and its consumer behaviour child company, Wine Intelligence, to issue a report charting the drinks sector’s road to recovery. For Rodolphe Lameyse, CEO of Vinexposium, ‘the last couple of years have been a game changer for the drinks industry’, with structural transformations in logistics, packaging, product d ...

At the heart of the terroirs of Mâcon-Saint-Gengoux-Le-National

Sequence from the video « At the heart of the Mâcon terroir » which offer a stroll at the heart of the Mâcon terroir. It offers a focus on Mâcon-Saint-Gengoux-Le-National, one of the 27 geographical denominations of the Mâcon appellation. Travel through the terroirs of the Mâcon appellation by watching the full video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF20y1aBZh8 Both are available in French and English. Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​​ Twitter: https://twitte ...

Cornas & St-Péray 2020: report and top-scoring wines

The wines of Cornas fall broadly into two camps this year; soft and juicy wines for early drinking and some tighter, structured, appetising wines with good longevity. My suggestions are broadly taken from the latter camp. Scroll down for tasting notes and scores for the top-scoring Cornas & St-Péray 2020 wines Many 2018s and 2019s in Cornas are overripe and soft; 2020 is a welcome return to a more clear-headed, focused style. {"content":"PHA+UGllcnJlIENsYXBlIHNheXMgJiM4MjE2O2l ...