White Wine Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2019
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The white wine Pazo Barrantes Albariño is named after the Pazo de Barrantes estate, which comprises 12 hectares of Albariño vines grown in sandy soils. Incidentally, Pazo Barrantes is the Galician branch of the Marqués de Murrieta winery.
The estate is located in Val do Salnés, in the province of Pontevedra, DO Rías Baixas. Some of Spain's best Albariños are produced in the area.
The grapes were manually harvested, destemmed, gently crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks.
After that, Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2019 was aged for 2 months on its lees to enhance its creaminess and complexity. Then the wine was racked and 85% of it was aged for 7 months in the tanks; the other 15% was aged in Acacia barrels for the same period of time.
Finally, this Crianza white wine was bottled and aged for a further 16 months before its release.
Aerate this Spanish white wine for some time before drinking.
The wine Pazo Barrantes Albariño is medium yellow with some greenish tinges.
This lively Albariño from Rías Baixas is exuberant and refined. Fragrant notes of ripe pears, white rose petals, pomelo and fresh pineapple. On the background, this white wine aged on lees suggests aromas of menthol, eucalyptus and some mineral undertones.
This white wine from Pazo Barrantes is fresh and expansive, with a creamy body, a well-balanced acidity and a complex palate that shows a remarkable potential for improvement. Tense acidity and long, rich, inviting finish.
|Our personal opinion||
The white wine Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2019 is intense, expressive and satisfying. It will pair excellently with seafood, fish dishes and white meat.
Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2018:
Enterwine 91. Parker 91/91+. Guía Peñín 93. Decanter 90. J. Suckling 93.
Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2017:
Enterwine 92. Peñín 93.
Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2016:
5 months on lees. Enterwine 92. Parker 94. Peñín 94.
Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2015:
Parker 90. Peñín 91. Enterwine 92.
Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2014:
Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2013:
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||10 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in tanks|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||7|
|Other guides||J. Suckling 92.|
|Pairings||Aperitif, bluefish, Cow´s cheese, Curred fish, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Oysters, Rice with fish, Roasted fish, Smoked foods, Sushi, Whitefish salads|
|Taste||Dry and aromatic, Fresh and dry, Silky and intense|
|Occasion||Aperitif, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner|