Veiga da Princesa Rías Baixas Albarino 2022
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Albariño of excellent quality
|Scores very well in professional tastings|
|Dusty aroma, fresh juicy dry taste|
|The Spanish wine with seafood or as an aperitif|
Albarino that you must have tasted
Delicious youthful dry white wine with a dusty aroma of green apple and lime. A nice accompaniment to fish salads, crustaceans and shellfish and lightly grilled fish.
Manuel Mendez from Rias Baixas
Manuel Mendez is the talented winemaker of the Finca Os Cobatos imported by us. In the beautiful Monterrei wine region, he owns about 18 hectares of vineyard. Due to the average high humidity and the relative coolness, the climatic conditions in Rías Baixas are not always favorable.
The pergola system that is still often used in the vineyard also ensures a high yield. Added together, this often leads to insufficient ripeness of the grape, resulting in a mediocre quality. But by pruning efficiently and converting the traditional pergola into modern leached vines, the quality can improve by leaps and bounds.
Manuel Mendez realizes more sunlight and aeration in his vineyard in this way and the result is accordingly. In addition, the granitic soil also ensures a naturally low acid content in the grapes. The result: a unique white wine with juiciness and elegance! It is not for nothing that dry white albariño of this level is extremely popular in Spanish gastronomy.
Rías Baixas with its beautiful white wines from the albariño grape has an almost unassailable reputation as one of the best wine regions in Spain. The cool and humid region near the Atlantic Ocean in Galicia produces fresh white wines. These were particularly noticeable in the past when other Spanish white wines had a generally oxidative and unexciting character. This situation has now changed, but Rías Baixas maintains a unique position with the production of refined white quality wine. This wine usually has a modest alcohol percentage and a subtle balance between freshness and maturity.
|Taste:||elegant & sophisticated|
|Wood maturation:||No wood aging|
|What do we think?:||Gerrit: One of the best Albarino's I have on!|
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