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  • 343. Rías Baixas DO 2018 Albariño


    100% Albariño (13% alc.)

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    This is made by Xurxo Alba, one of the most dynamic, talented young winemakers in the region, well respected by fellow leading winemakers, who positively fizzes with energy and ideas. The vines come from many different plots, planted in sandy granitic soils close to the Atlantic (in places 25m away) and his main production is of this delicious wine, one of the very few albariño in the region to be made via natural, indigenous yeasts. 95% cuve aged, and pressed from whole clusters, Xurxo didn’t let the wine go through malolactic to preserve acidity. He’s always looking for transparency, acidity and freshness, and this wine mixes a delicious mineral vibration with a dense core of fruit with a marked salinity on the finish. For drinking now to 2021.

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Xurxo Alba, Bodegas Albamar
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