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Tag Archives: Albariño / Alvarinho

Bodega Profile – Bodega Prada a Tope – DO Bierzo

D.O./D.O.C/D.O.Ca: D.O. BIERZO. LEÓN. CASTILLA Y LEÓN. Address: C/ LA IGLESIA S/N, CANEDO 24546 Spain Telephone: +34 902 400 101 Fax: +34 987 567 000 Email: [email protected] Webpage: www.pradaatope.es Date Winery was Founded: 1972 Hectares of Vines: 30 Grape Varieties Grown: Mencia, Godello, Chardonnay Production in Liters: 300.000 litros Enologist(s): […]

Martín Codax 2005

Martín Codax 2005 – Spain, Galicia, Rías Baixas(8/2/2006) Albariño – A classic albariño, this velvety wine is almost slick on the palate, smooth and serious but with a refreshing and perfectly balanced level of acidity, and intensely aromatic – calling to mind pears, apples, and kiwis, as well as a […]

Burgáns 2005

Burgáns 2005 – Spain, Galicia, Rías Baixas (8/2/2006)Albariño – The fermentation of this wine is stopped slightly early, leaving it with around 5mg/liter of residual sugar, resulting in a sweeter, more tropical wine that abounds with notes of banana, honey and cotton candy. Smooth on the palate but with less […]

2005 Pazo Casanova Ribeiro

2005 Pazo Casanova Ribeiro – Spain, Galicia, Ribeiro (6/11/2006) 85% Trexidura, 15% Albarino, Godello, and Loureira Light gold in color with a nose that is faint showing light citrus, and cream. In the mouth the wine is soft and creamy with steely flavors of pineapple, minerals, and harrelson apples. Very […]