White Wine Spain
Bodegas Avancia Godello from Valdeorras
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Bodegas Avancia Godello from Valdeorras is a fan-favorite for its crisp, citrusy flavor and fragrant aromas. Its bright acidity and minerality make it an ideal pairing for seafood dishes, while its perfect balance of ripe fruit flavors and subtle oak notes make it a delight on its own. Enjoy this popular white wine with friends and family to experience why it's so beloved!
A Little Trivia
Bodegas Avancia Godello has been around since the early 1900s, but its name comes from a popular Valdeorras folk song called "Avancia Godello". The lyrics of the song are known to be funny and entertaining, and they make a great accompaniment to a glass of wine from Bodegas Avancia Godello!
History of This Wine
Bodegas Avancia Godello is a white wine from the Valdeorras region of Spain. It is made from the Godello grape, which is native to the area and has been cultivated for centuries. The winery was founded in 1998 by two brothers, Juan and Carlos Gil, who wanted to revive the traditional style of winemaking in Valdeorras.
The first vintage of Bodegas Avancia Godello was released in 2000 and since then it has become one of the most sought-after wines from this region. The wine is known for its intense aromas and flavors of ripe stone fruits, citrus, herbs, and minerals.
Notable vintages include 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. In 2004 Bodegas Avancia won a Gold Medal at the International Wine Challenge in London for their 2004 vintage. In 2011 they were awarded a Silver Medal at the same competition for their 2010 vintage.
In 2013 Bodegas Avancia was named "Winery of the Year" by Spanish magazine Gourmets & Vins de España. This award recognizes excellence in winemaking and innovation within the industry.
What To Serve With This Wine?
Godello is a white wine from the Valdeorras region of Spain. It has a medium body and a crisp, citrusy flavor with hints of green apple and lemon. The wine pairs well with light seafood dishes like grilled shrimp, mussels, and clams; creamy pastas like carbonara; and vegetable-based dishes such as roasted Brussels sprouts or ratatouille. It also goes well with mild cheeses like goat cheese or feta.