Leirana Albariño

Leirana Albariño
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Leirana Albariño
White wine Young.

Available vintages of Leirana Albariño

  • Leirana Albariño 2014
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Characteristics of Leirana Albariño

Leirana Albariño is a white wine produced n the D.O Rías Baixas by the winery Forjas del Salnés.

Leirana Albariño is a small family winery located in Salnés (Pontevedra). One of the collaborators is the illustrious oenologist Raúl Pérez from Bierzo, one of the most authoritative voices on the Spanish wine scene.

Leirana Albariño is 100% produced from the variety Albariño. The grapes originate from a 4 hectares of old, 40-70 year old vines, planted in sandy granite soils.

For this traditional production, the wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks. Once finalised the wine rests on its lees.

Before being released onto the market, the wine is lightly filtered.

Furthermore, Leirana Albariño is earning a great name for its self. The 2012 vintage was names by the New York Times as the best wine from the D.O Rías Baixas.

Alcohol: 12.5%
Serve at 8ºC
Pairing
Soupy rice, Boiled seafood, Grilled seafood, Oysters, Aperitif, Baked white fish, Cod, Raw seafood

Tasting notes Leirana Albariño

Sight Straw yellow with golden hues. Nose Aromas of white fruit on a herbal and floral base. Fine mineral undertones. Taste Wide and fresh on the palate. Light with tasty highlights of citrus notes. Acidity is very well balanced. Persistent finish.
Sight

A brilliant yellow colour.

Nose

On the nose there are floral aromas, fruits, herbs and minerals.

Taste The palate is very fresh with high acidity. Fruits are prominent together with mineral memories.
Sight Intense straw yellow colour with golden reflections. Very bright and clean wine with thin glyceric tears. Nose Very frank aromas in which the dominant floral notes are interspersed with a touch of ripe white and stone fruit and herbal aromas (of freshly cut grass and hay) on an elegant mineral background. When it opens up, subtle spicy aromas are noticed. Taste Delicious and complex wine with a nice silky, smooth, very tasty and very fresh mid palate. The notes of fruit and flowers are more balanced than on the nose. Some balsamic notes are also felt. It has an excellent acidity and a very long and persistent finish which leaves subtle mineral sensations. Very rich, elegant and enjoyable wine. 
Sight Pale yellow colour with golden reflections. Clean, bright and glyceric wine. Nose Very good and clean aromas. Very floral wine with notes of ripe white fruit, pineapple, citrus and stone fruits (outstanding notes of intense peach) are released along with subtle herbal notes on a mineral background. Taste Very fresh attack. Silky, intense, fresh and dry mid palate with a high presence of fruit. Outstanding but not unpleasant acidity, which is very well integrated. Very good finish, which leaves a subtle mineral aftertaste. A very rich and elegant white wine from the Rias Baixas. A rounded wine.

Ratings

  • Parker 92
  • Parker 92
  • Decántalo 93
  • Parker 92
  • Peñin 91
  • Decántalo 91
  • Decántalo 93
  • Parker 93
  • Peñin 92

Ratings for the vintages from the D.O. Rías Baixas

2013 Very good
2012 Very good
2011 Very good
2010 Very good
2009 Very good
2008 Good
2007 Excellent
2006 Excellent
2005 Excellent
2004 Excellent
2003 Very good
2002 Good
2001 Good
2000 Good
1999 Good
1998 Good
1997 Very good
1996 Very good
1995 Very good
1994 Very good
1993 Good

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D.O. Rías Baixas

Winery Forjas del Salnés

The Albariño grape is a spanish white variety with a strong floral and terpene character, ideal for producing not only young fresh and aromatic whites, but also (barrel) aged wines. Initially the DO. Rías Baixes was only seen as a region of great hope for Spanish whites, but it has managed to turn this hope into reality.

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    Nora da Neve 2012

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    White wine Young. 6 months on lees in stainless steel vats. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Albamar. Production area: Rías Baixas. Grapes used in this wine: Albariño.

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    Leirana Albariño 2014

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    White wine Young. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Zárate. Production area: Rías Baixas. Grapes used in this wine: Albariño.

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    White wine Aged on its lees. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Fulcro. Production area: Rías Baixas. Grapes used in this wine: Albariño.

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