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Tag Archives: Rías Baixas

Calbariño: The Future of Albariño in the Golden State of California

Editor’s Note: With International Albariño Day right around the corner, we sent Louis Villard, our newest addition to the Catavino crew, to the heart of the movement in hopes of enticing you to participate this Saturday! For most, it’s Rias Baixas, the coastal, northwestern region of Spain that comes to mind when talking […]

Albariño Videos

I found a few videos on the web today all about Albarino, a grape we featured recently with a Virtual Tasting. Sponsored by Rias Baixas and hosted by Doug Frost, they do a nice job telling people more about this great region and grape. Here’s one of the videos, with […]

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: info@pradaatope.es 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 […]