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Godello

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A rare grape with great potential from the Iberian peninsula delivers mouth-watering flavors of briny grapefruit. The best examples offer smoky minerality.

Primary Flavors

  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon Zest
  • Quince
  • Crushed Gravel
  • Saline

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Light Body
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None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

If your dish features cilantro and lime prominently, chances are, it will pair marvelously with Godello.

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James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly

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