2014 Fefiñanes Albariño Rias Baixas

SKU #1220580

This is a delicious Albariño, always one of our top two or three for someone looking for a classic expression of this white wine. A wonderfully mineral nose leads to bright, succulent, yellow stone fruit flavors with more than a wisp of salinity adding freshness and making it pretty difficult to not gulp this one down quickly. Palacio de Fefiñanes is the oldest known brand of Albariño and the first to have bottled their wine. Based in the "birthplace of Albariño," the seaside town of Cambados, the winery purchases fruit from 60 growers, many of whom own vineyards in prime parcels in Cambados, just a short distance away from the sea. Their wines are consistently amongst the best in the region and are terrific benchmarks for those looking to get into the world of Spanish Albariños. (Joe Manekin, K&L Spanish wine buyer)

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By: Joe Manekin | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 12/2/2015 | Send Email
The benchmark Albariño for a reason, Fefiñanes relies upon 60 growers, the vast majority of whom are in and around Cambados, the classic coastal area for growing Albariño. Mouthwateringly succulent fruit combines with a saline quality in this always delicious Albariño.

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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.
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Rias Baixas

Alcohol Content (%): 13