2011 Do Ferreiro "Cepas Vellas" Albariño Rias Baixas

SKU #1128187

Produced from a one hectare vineyard site whose vines are over 200 years old (yes, that's right 200+ year old, pre-phylloxera vines), this one is truly special. Unlike other 'fancy' Spanish whites, this is fermented with indigenous yeasts, spends 12 months on its lees in stainless steel, and doesn't see any French oak whatsoever. Drink this and you'll understand why, when it comes to Albariņo, it's all about raw material. This is a very special wine, showing great intensity of rich stone fruit flavors as well as wonderful minerality. Drink with seafood.

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Price: $39.99

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Varietal:

Other White Wines

Country:

Spain

- With more land under vine than any other country in the world, Spain is the great sleeping wine giant. In recent years, a great deal of money and passion has been poured in the burgeoning Spanish wine industry, helping to improve quality among its vast array of wines from sparkling Cava to Sherry to Rioja Gran Reserva. The most important red-wine-producing regions are Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Navarra in the north and Priorat and Penedes in the northeast.
Alcohol Content (%): 13