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Mar de Frades Albariño

Mar de Frades Albariño
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A delicate Albariño that is fresh and citric, with a salty character

Mar de Frades Albariño
White wine Young.
Variety: Albariño
Production area: D.O. Rías Baixas
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 12.5%

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  • Mar de Frades Albariño 2017
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Characteristics of Mar de Frades Albariño

Mar de Frades is a varietal white Albariño produced in the Rías Baixas by the winery of the same name, Mar de Frades.

The grapes used to make this Albariño come from Valiñas Finca, a plot planted on terraces and located to the south of Mount Valiñas in the Salnés Valley.

The influence of the nearby Ria de Arousa is noted, and ocean breezes give this Mar de Frades a saline character.

The vines are over 20 years of age, trellises are used to avoid soil moisture. A poor and shallow soil containing sand formed by decomposition of granite gives the wine a certain minerality. The harvest is done manually and grapes goes through a strict table selection process, where up to 20-25% of the crop is discarded.

The grapes are macerated for between 10 and 20 hours, after a light pressing a clean and very aromatic wine is obtained.

Fermentation takes place at slow controlled temperatures.

Mar de Frades is a delicate and subtle Albariño, with a marine theme and very special minerals. Out of interest, the wine's label that helps keep Mar de Frades at the correct temperature.

Printed with heat-sensitive ink, a blue ship appears on the waves of the logo when the wine is below 11 ° C, the temperature recommended for consumption.

Serve at 10ºC
Contains sulphites
Pairing
Boiled seafood, Oysters, White fish in sauce, Grilled white fish, Grilled seafood, Seafood in sauce, Fish rices, Baked white fish

Tasting notes Mar de Frades Albariño

Mar de Frades 2017 is an aromatic, elegant and fresh wine that clearly transmits all the qualities of the Albariño grape variety. Aromas of white fruit with citrus notes. Easy to drink and fresh, with a saline touch at the end. A classic of D.O. Rías Baixas.
Sight Lemon yellow, bright and with some golden highlights. Nose Medium intensity in which the fruit stands out. Green apple, grapefruit and grapes with saline memories, white flowers and wet grass. Taste The palate is fresh, soft and gentle with notes of lychees, exotic fruit and sour apple. Again saline memories are present in the mouth. Medium persistence.
Sight Pale yellow with greenish hues. Nose Notes of green peach and lemon peel appear along with some mineral touches. Taste Freshy, silky and expansive palate. Salty touches and hints of eucaliptus.
Sight Pale yellow with greenish hues. Nose Notes of green peach and lemon peel appear along with some mineral touches. Taste Freshy, silky and expansive palate. Salty touches and hints of eucaliptus.
Sight The tasting repport of this wine is being translated. Meanwhile, you can check the Spanish version.
Sight Straw yellow colour with light green reflections. Clean and bright wine. Nose Medium intensity aromas in which the notes of white fruit and citrus are mixed with the floral and herbal aromas and good balsamic hints (eucalyptus). A saline touch is also noticed. Taste Very fresh and tasty wine with a good mid palate and a well-balanced acidity. It has a good but not very long or persistant finish, which leaves a good saline and herbal feeling.
Sight Very bright pale yellow with green iridescence (lime). Nose On the nose, white fruit seed, flower and almond aromas of lychees in syrup replaced the typical tropical aromas.
Taste The fresh taste of apples and herbs are becoming more complex, deep and minerals. Fresh, elegant, with delicious acidity, sober and friendly character. Keeps in the end, a salt and eucalyptus bottom is characteristic of this wine.
Sight Noted for its pale yellow color with green flecks (Lima). Nose On the nose is less tropical and syrupy that of 2007 and closer to the citrus and grapefruit, marking a subtle background of apple skin and toilet soap. Taste On the palate expresses varietal tones, enhances the sensations of the nose and leaves a clean and very fresh way, where they become aromatic flowers such as lavender. Also missing this year the eucalyptus and salt, seal the house. Long aftertaste, subtle and full of records, all in the environment of citrus.

Ratings

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  • Peñin 89
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  • Peñin 91

Prizes

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Ratings for the vintages from D.O. Rías Baixas

2017 Excellent
2016 Excellent
2015 Very good
2014 Good
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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    07/03/19 Mar de Frades Albariño 2017 Had this wine in a restaurant in London which naturally cost 4 times the price of buying online. Lovely light and refreshing white wine with good acidity.
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    10/01/19 Mar de Frades Albariño 2017 Really enjoyed this wine.
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    23/11/18 Mar de Frades Albariño 2017 We love Albarino but espacially Mar de Frades, crisp and dry
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    Production area D.O. Rías Baixas

    Winery Mar de Frades

    Rías Baixas wines would not be where they are today without the native Albariño grape variety. Although red wines are also produced in Rías Baixas, practically 100% of Rías Baixas wines are white. Among them, the vast majority of them are made with the Albariño grape. As well as young wines, fresh and aromatic, the region also makes wines aged in the barrels, complex wines with great personalities. Albariño wines can either be single varieties, or be part of a blend with other characteristic grapes of the region: Treixadura, Loureira Blanca and Godello.

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