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Caneco Albarino Rias Baixas - 2022

The Albariño from Narupa Vinos is a remarkable expression of this grape variety. It boasts enticing aromas and flavors reminiscent of freshly cut grass, herbs, and a hint of balsamic vinegar. With a robust alcohol content of 12.5%, this wine strikes a perfect balance with its vibrant acidity and refreshing crispness. The acidity level of 7.2 grams per liter acts as a natural preservative, ensuring the wine's longevity and freshness.

  • Brand: Narupa
  • Region:Galicia
  • Sub-Region:Val do Salnes
  • Commune/Village:Vilanova de Arousa
  • Varietal:Albariño
  • Color:White
  • Alcohol:12.5%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:Spain
  • Climate:Because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, Val do Salnes is the coolest. Yearly rainfall exceeds 1,700 millimeters (66 inches), as one would expect in one of Spain's wettest locations. The location is fairly foggy, with an average temperature of 63.4F from April to October.
  • Harvest Technique:They describe their vineyard management as "rational" since they combine the use of ecological therapies (such as copper sulfate and sulfur) with biological treatments (such as Bacillus) and systemic products (only when necessary and always at the lowest possible dose). Mildew is an endemic disease in Rias Baixas, where it can cause significant infections in a matter of hours that are extremely difficult to control by ecological and biological means only after the disease has developed, which is why they do not position themselves or certify as organic/ecological producers.
  • Soil:Sand, gravel and three times more chalk than the average
  • Vineyard Size:The three vineyards together are less than one hectare, all of them are less than a mile from the sea.
  • Vine Age (year planted):1981
  • Fermentation:Spontaneous with indigenous yeast in stainless steel tanks
  • Elevage:Five to six months in stainless steel plus three in the bottle before being released.
  • Winemaker Name:Rosa Pedrosa
  • Filtration:Diatomaceous earth filtration and amicrobic filtration
  • Scores:RP 91 2020
  • Producer Website:https://narupavinos.com
  • Sustainable Practice:Yes

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