Xión Tinto, Bodegas y Viñedos Attis
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Xión Tinto, Bodegas y Viñedos Attis - 2019

Item # 48426 750mL

A blend of Sousón, Caiño and Espadeiro - three ancient red grapes grown in the northwest of Spain. This is a juicy red wine, akin to a Beaujolais with abundant dark fruits on the palate. Aged in foudre for a year before bottling. Pair with grilled octopus.

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With the price of Cru Beaujolais going up and up, here is a nice option. I have always loved the reds from Rías Baixas, when I can find them, but they were usually more expensive than you would expect. Here is a great choice that's bright and fresh with nice mineral acidity but fun and easy as well. The opposite of what you would expect from Spain.

- JGM

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Spain

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 most stringent requirements) red Crianzas must be aged a minimum of two years; Reservas, at least three...

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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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