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Online tasting wines from Galicia for members of the Dutch guild of Sommeliers

Where

Online

Netherlands

When

Nov 16 2020  11:00 - 14:00 h

What's on

#SpainFoodNation

 


Dutch Version

 

ICEX/Foods and Wines from Spain in the Netherlands, in cooperation with the Dutch Guild of Sommeliers, is organizing a virtual tasting, exclusively for twenty members of the guild. The focus of the tasting is on wines from Galicia.

 

During the presentation, that will take place on 16 November 2020 at 11.00 a.m., Dutch Master of Wine Cees van Casteren will present 11 wines from the Galician wine areas DO Rías Baixas, DO Monterrei and DO Ribeiro.

 

Participants will receive the samples so they will be able to taste alongside the Master of Wine.

 

Wine Winery Importer Wine area Grape Varieties
Nai Blanco Joven 2019 Adegas Terra de Asorei SL Karakter Wijnimport DO Rías Baixas 100% Albariño
Ethereo Blanco 2019 Bodegas Eidoseal S.C. Galega Delta Wines DO Rías Baixas 100% Albariño
Pazo Señorans blanco joven 2019 Pazo de Señorans SL Chabrol Wines DO Rías Baixas 100% Albariño
Terras Gauda blanco joven 2019 Bodegas Terras Gauda SA Résidence Wijnen DO Rías Baixas, Subzone O Rosal 70% Albariño, 22% Caíño blanco, 8% Loureira
Gran Alanís blanco 2019 Bodegas Milenium SL Group LFE BV DO Ribeiro 85% Treixadura, 15% Godello
Minius Godello blanco joven 2019 Adegas Valmiñor SL Delta Wines DO Monterrei 100% Godello
Tambora blanco 2019 Viña Costeira SCG Wijnhuis Oktober DO Ribeiro 100% Godello
Finca Viñoa blanco 2019 Finca Viñoa (Asoc. Wines From Galicia) BES Vinos DO Ribeiro 90% Treixadura, 5% Albariño, 3% Godello, 2% Loureiro
Granbazán Etiqueta Ambar blanco 2019 Bodegas Granbazán Wijnimport J. Bart DO Rías Baixas 100% Albariño
Gargalo tinto joven mencía 2018/2019 Bodegas Riojanas SA Drankengroothandel Henk Smit DO Monterrei Mencía and Arousa
Abadía de Gomariz tinto 2015 Coto de Gomariz (Ailala-Ailalelo SL) Smaragd Wijnen DO Ribeiro 50% Souson, Brancellao, Ferrol en Mencía

 

Expert

• Master of Wine Cees van Casteren 

Cees van Casteren MW is consultant, wine writer and freelance journalist.

 

Cees became Master of Wine in November 2012 and is a great connoisseur of Spanish wines.

 

He is currently Chairman of the Association of Vinologists in Holland. He travelled extensively to vineyards on five continents.

 

Cees has a weekly column in newspaper De Gelderlander and is correspondent for Meininger’s Wine Business International.

 

He also teaches WSET courses at Wijnstudio and Winefields and his own wine courses on request. Among his consultant clients are the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands and Lallemand of Canada.

 

Cees won twice the Dutch wine tasting championships ‘Prix Pommery’ and received Southcorp’s Writer’s Bursary in 2003. He became Ambassadeur du Champagne in 2008, won the Torres Wine Course in 2007 and wrote ten books (all in Dutch language) since 2004.
 
 

Download Tasting Notes (PDF)

 

 

Galician wines. Tasting notes

 

 

 

Galician landscape. @ICEX
Exports of DO Rías Baixas Wine Maintain Their Upward Trend. Juan Manuel Sanz / @ICEX
DO Rías Baixas wines
Rías Baixas Wine Route
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