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Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2018

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€14.25

Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2018

Characteristics

  • Young. 2 Months mixing in stainless steel
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 13.3

Score

91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

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€14.25
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Details

The wine Pazo Barrantes Albariño takes its name from Pazo de Barrantes, a 12-hectare estate with sandy, shallow 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, belonging to the DO Rías Baixas. Some of Spain's best Albariños are produced in the area.

The grapes of this Albariño from Rías Baixas were manually harvested, destemmed, gently crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks.

After that, Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2018 was aged for 2 months on its lees to enhance the creaminess and complexity of the wine. Bottled in March 2019, it was aged for a further 3 months before its release.

Aerate this Spanish white wine for some time before drinking.

Additional Information

Appearance

The wine Pazo Barrantes Albariño has a very bright, clean, straw-yellow colour with some greenish tinges.

Nose

This lively Albariño from Rías Baixas has  very precise, nice varietal character. 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.

Palate

This white wine by 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 2018 is intense, expressive and satisfying. This white wine from Galicia will pair fabulously with seafood, fish dishes and white meat.

OTHER VINTAGES

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:

Peñín 91.

Pazo Barrantes Albariño 2013:

Peñín 92.

Year 2018
Type White
D.O. Rías Baixas
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 9-11ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 10 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Young
Type of ageing Months mixing in stainless steel
Number of months aged in Barrels 2
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Albariño
Percentage of variety No
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
  1. albarino review by Kill Bill on 1/18/2018
    Value

    This accompanied marvelously a very long meal of Japanese food. We were all a bunch of sushi buffs and we all agreed that the pairing was perfect.

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