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Valtea Albariño Rías Baixas Galicia, Spain 2020

BIN ENDS SIX-PACK FEATURE:
$75.96 FOR 6/750 ML BTLS SAVE 33% COMPARE @ $114.
ORDER 6 BOTTLES; DISCOUNT TABULATES AUTOMATICALLY TO $12.66/BTL.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW:
Situated just inside Spain near the northeastern tip of Portugal, Valtea sits on the edge of the river Miño. The estate’s vineyards cover 37 acres, but another 17 acres are leased. Valtea’s vines are more than 30 years old; they bring forth rich, concentrated grapes that deftly balance freshness and richness. Almost 100% of their vineyards are planted to Albariño, and the vines benefit from the natural terracing that characterizes this part of the river valley. While winemaker Carla Gonzalez Chao emphasizes that the key to great wine is great grapes, there is no doubt that her special talents are responsible for capturing the fine balance of fruit and minerality. As Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate puts it: "Valtea’s ... Alabarino’s are first class". (winery and importer notes)

Today's wine is fresh and lively yet substantial, with aromas of stone and citrus fruits that lead to a medium-bodied palate of lemongrass, peaches, apricots, and apples. Vibrant acidity tinged with hints of salinity brings the wine to a long finish that begs you to take another sip.

PRODUCT DETAILS:
Producer Name: Valtea
Old/New World: Old World
Country of Origin: Spain
Region: Galicia
Sub-Region: Rías Baixas
Appellation: DO Rías Baixas
Grape Varietals: Albariño
Vintage: 2020
Product Type: Wine
Wine Style: Medium Body White
Viticultural Features: 30-year-old vines
Winemaking Techniques: Hand-picked grapes see fermentation in stainless steel tanks and a light crush; only the free-run juice is used.
ABV: 13%
Pack/Size: 12/750
Container Type: Stylized narrow, tall Bordeaux bottle
Closure Style: cork

ORDER 6 BOTTLES; DISCOUNT TABULATES AUTOMATICALLY TO $12.66/BTL.



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