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La Liebre y La Tortuga, Albarino 2019
A zippy Albarino, packed with green apples and citrus. The tangy mineral finish makes it a perfect match for seafood or vegetable dishes.
Grown on Granite and slate soils at an altitude of 150m and Fermented in stainless steel at cooler temperatures to preserve freshness.
PH: 3.3 TA: 6.15 g/L RS: 1.6 g/L
Eulogio Pomares, winemaker at Zárate and something of a magician with the Albariño grape, was asked by his colleagues at Fento to be the winemaker of a new venture. The vines are grown at the south the Rías Baixas appellation, on the banks of the river Minho, which forms a natural border between Spain and its neighbour Portugal. The wines from this area are a bit less acidic and produce a slightly rounder palate without losing any of the typical Rías Baixas freshness. At Fento they farm as respectfully to nature as possible, they let vegetation grow underneath Pergola trained vines, a system that is traditional to the region. One of Eulogio’s great talents is to bring terroir into the bottle and this is seen in a brilliant background of minerality in all these very well priced wines.