Appearance: Pale and bright golden yellow colour.
Bouquet: Powerful nose entry, phosphorus, ripe citrus fruit and marked minerality.
Palate: Live acidity, good center on the palate, salty, iodized and with a long finish on the palate.
Bodegas Gerardo Méndez´s estate is located in the Salnés valley and has an area of 12 hectares divided into 81 plots located between 100 and 115 meters high. It is estimated that these strains may be approximately two centuries old, since they predate phylloxera. In this estate and winery, popular culture prevails, treasured by three generations that currently represents Gerardo Méndez Lázaro, a winemaker of this time, respectful of the legacy received, committed to the quality parameters that today’s taster demands. The family farm looks into the distance to the sea of Arousa and the mouth of the Pontevedra estuary. In the heart of Salnés, at the foot of A Armenteira and its monastery, the manor house includes a home and a winery. The Albariño is a model quality white, charismatic author’s albariño, made in the emblematic lands of the Salnés valley, by centuries-old vines as proof of authenticity, and others that have been successively incorporated as a consequence of the modernization of viticulture applied in the accredited properties that make up the family farms. Old knowledge, neat elaboration, translates into a wine of a traditional style and elaborate technique at the service of the best virtues of the precious Albariño grape. Do Ferreiro Lourido is an extraordinary white wine made under the protection of the regulatory board of Rias Baixas Designation of Origin by Bodegas Gerardo Méndez with 100% Albariño grapes. Albariño Do Ferreiro Lourido is the Selection of plots from metaphorized granite soil, a peculiar type of soil in which the roots of the 50-year-old vines are immersed in the granite, which aromatically provides minerality and fruit.
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