One of the best wines from Rías Baixas, according to the New York Times
Style Leirana Albariño 2021
Characteristics 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.
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Ratings Leirana Albariño
Tasting notes Leirana Albariño
Straw yellow with golden hues.
Aromas of white fruit on a herbal and floral base. Fine mineral undertones.
A brilliant yellow colour.
On the nose there are floral aromas, fruits, herbs and minerals.
Intense straw yellow colour with golden reflections. Very bright and clean wine with thin glyceric tears.
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.
Pale yellow colour with golden reflections. Clean, bright and glyceric wine.
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.