Albariño "Bernón," Bodegas Aquitania

Albariño "Bernón," Bodegas Aquitania - 2021

Item # 44066 750mL
$19.96/ Single Bottle
$239.52 $215.57/ Case of 12
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A fresh, vibrant Albariño that comes from pergola trained vineyards in the granite soil of the Salnés Valley which is an historic area for this Spanish white grape. The grapes vary in age and some are up to a 100 years old. This is a great choice fans of Sauvignon Blanc looking to try something new.


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Central to the Spanish winemaking philosophy is the belief that wine should be released only when it is ready to be consumed, and not a moment before. Spanish wine law focuses squarely on this issue: the terms Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva are highly regulated indicators of the amount of time a wine has aged prior to its release. In Rioja, Navarra, and the Ribera del Duero (which have the...

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Rías Baixas

Located on the Northeast coast of Spain, just north of the Portuguese border, Rías Baixas is home to the famed white grape varietal Albariño. These deliciously refreshing whites typically offer aromas of peach, apricot, and melon, backed by a steely minerality and a lean, crisp finish.

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Albariño

The primary grape of the Rías Baixas (Lower Inlets) section of the Galicia region of northwestern Spain, Albariño is considered by many to be Spain's premier white wine. It also plays an important role in northern Portugal (where it is known as Alvarinho) as a component of Vinho Verde. The thick-skinned grapes thrive in the cool, windy climates of Galicia and northern Portgual, yielding intensely...

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