Rías Baixas is part of the Galica region. It is also part of what is called the ‘Green Spain’ (= ‘Espana Verde’) which comprise the region of Galicia, Cantabria, Asturias and Pais Vasco. It is the largest DO in Galicia in terms of wine production. It is famous for its white wines from the Albarino grape.
Comments = Concentration and elegance are the key words to describe the beauty of this wine. An exceptional wine, produced in small quantities and extremely sought after. An aromatic mouth centered around the characteristic aromas of Tempranillo (cherry, fig, dill) with hints of spices accompanied by subtle and perfectly integrated woody notes. A long, deep, captivating and slightly velvety finish that evolves each time you taste a new sip. It is undoubtedly a master piece that rivals the greatest wines.
Final Grade = A++
Comments = I really like the finish of this wine is particularly interesting, it is velvety, long and nuanced. It is a beautiful and elegant Rioja that still shows a lot of aging potential.
Final Grade = A-
Its translation from Spanish is “Regulating Council”. The network of Consejos Reguladores, which represent every single D.O. and DOCa, is in charge of regulating the local wine production (yields, authorized grapes, accepted practices, area under vines, authorized plantings…) It includes merchants, winemakers, and growers of vines who collectively decide on the specific Read more…
Comments = powerful candied and dried fruit flavours together with a long after taste. Its excessive sugar imbalance and sugary finish prevent it from pretending to a higher grade
Final Grade = B