Sea Gate Wines

Sea Gate Wines - Life's a beach. We have the wine.

Sea Gate Wines is a collaboration between the Bahamas only certified female Sommelier, Rebecca Tibbitts, her husband and award winning chef, Tim Tibbitts.  Together they have put together a selection of wines designed for drinking in the warm climate of the Caribbean.  Since life's a beach, they have your wines.

Benito Santos EO

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Benito Santos EO

18.00

Appellation: D.O. Rias Baixas (Galicia, Spain). Sub-zone: Val do Salnés.
Wine type: Dry white.
Grape variety: 100% Albariño.

Alcohol content: 12,50% Vol. Total acidity: 6,80 g/l.

THE VINEYARDS

Traditional trellised vines. Parcels > 30 years old. Granitic sandy-clay soils.

THE WINEMAKING

Grape hand-picking in 20 kg perforated boxes.
Manual triage at the cellar.
Cold-settling.
Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks with temperature monitoring

Maturing in tank on lees for six months.

THE WINE

Appearance: Pale straw colour with hints of green, clean and brilliant. Nose: Intense and fine aromas, ripe white fruits (apple, pineapple), well enclosed by fresh floral notes (acacia) and delicate balsamic flavours. A harmonious combination which defines well the character of the Albariño variety.
Palate: Dry, fresh and with a vivid and lively acidity. Well-balanced, with some smooth features in mouth and an ample finish.

SERVING

Serve 8-10 C (46-50 F).

SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS

Wonderful companion for single dishes of white fish, lobster and any seafood. 

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