N/ Hay, salt, and the smell of the ocean.
Cracked granite, citrus, chamomile, and light herbs.
T/ Medium mouthfeel. Lime juice squeezed into chamomile tea. Truly.
Pairing: shellfish, fish, or veggie dishes.
Price = $13 – $16
N = A-
T = B+
I = B+
Overall = B+
This wine was a media sample kindly provided by the winery.
About Rías Baixas…
“Denomination of Origin (DO) Rías Baixas is renowned for the Albariño grape, an indigenous variety that produces some of the world’s foremost white wines. Located in the Galicia region of northwestern Spain, the DO was formally established in 1988. Albariño has always been the flagship of this coastal region. In Rías Baixas’ unique climate, Albariño shares the same mineral-rich soils and cool climate as the world’s leading white wine regions, including Loire Valley, New Zealand and the Rhine.”