White Wine Leirana Albariño 2019
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This varietal Albariño is made from a 4-hectare plot of 40 to 60-year-old vines, grown in soils composed of sand and granite.
Harvested by hand at their optimal ripening state, the wine must was fermented in stainless steel tanks under a strict temperature control.
Then this white wine from Rías Baixas was aged on its lees for a short period of time.
Finally, Leirana Albariño 2019 spent some further weeks in the cellar prior to its commercial release.
The white wine Leirana Albariño has a very clean, bright, straw yellow colour with some steely and golden tinges.
This young Albariño from Rías Baixas is defined by aromas of white fruit, citrus and passion fruit, combined with suggestions of aromatic herbs, balsam, aniseed, and an underlying salty and mineral remembrance.
This varietal young Albariño from Forjas del Salnés is savoury and fresh. Notes of peaches, apples, lime, fresh hay, with some mineral undertones. This Galician white wine has precision, focus, and a long, subtle finish.
|Our personal opinion||
From the heart of Galicia, Leirana Alabariño 2019 is a well-crafted, gentle wine that we simply love.
Leirana Albariño 2018:
Leirana Albariño 2017:
Enterwine 93. Parker 93. Peñín 92.
Enterwine 92. Parker 92. Peñín 92.
Leirana Albariño 2015:
Peñín 92. Enterwine 92.
Leirana Albariño 2014:
Leirana Albariño 2013:
Parker 92, Peñín 91.
Leirana Albariño 2012:
Chosen "Best Wine from Rías Baixas" by The New York Times.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Pairings||Aperitif, Baked whitefish, bluefish, Cod, Curred fish, Fish and gravey, Grilled fish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Oriental cuisine, Oysters, Poultry, Rice with fish, Risotto, Roasted fish, Smoked foods, Soft cheeses, Sushi|
|Taste||Dry and aromatic, Light, easy to drink, Lively and Fresh|
|Occasion||Aperitif, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner|