Case/Bottle Size: 6 x 75cl
Region/Country: Rias Baixas, Spain
Grape: Albarino 100%
Features: Vegetarian, Vegan
Winemaker: José María Ureta
Appellation: DO Rías Baixas
Allergen info: Contains sulphites and no other allergens
This is a blend of grapes from two estates in the south of DO Rías Baixas in Galicia, north west Spain. Taboexa is a 13ha estate at 300m above sea level, with sandy and granitic soil typical of the region. The Arantei estate is at just 30m above sea level – with clay and pebbly soil. Harvest typically begins in the middle of September – grapes are hand harvested and collected in 20 kilo crates. 70% of the grapes are macerated before pressing for 6 hours at a controlled temperature. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel using natural yeasts, and maturation on the lees is also in stainless steel. The mineral and fruity charcter from the Arantei grapes is balanced by the freshness of the Taboexa grapes.
Aromas of stone fruit, honey, and floral notes mingle with wild herbs, sweet mandarin skin and apple. Generous and textural on the palate with hints of gala melon, a touch of salinity, and fresh citrus.
Drink with white fish and seafood.