Wine region / Country
The deciding factor in this success is the native white grape Albariño, which is a variety that responds well to careful nurture in the vineyard and to new techniques in wine-processing methods. This all results in very fresh, aromatic, fruity, characterful wines, thereby convincing any critics and winning over even the most demanding palates. Other less popular white varieties include Caíño Blanco, Treixadura and Loureiro, which some wineries use to blend with the main grape. Considered highly too are barrel-fermented Albariños.
With a markedly Atlantic climate, abundant rainfall and mild temperatures throughout the year, the Regulating Council divides this area into 5 sub-zones according to the soil type and micro-climate of each region: Val do Salnés, Condado de Ulla, O Rosal, Soutomaior and Ribera de Ulla. One of the distinguishing features of traditional vine-growing is the planting of vineyards, with vines trained on pergolas to protect them from the damp soil and allow them better exposure to the sun.
16.50 € 92 Parker Young white wine, Rías Baixas Compañía de Vinos Tricó Alvarinho
31.90 € 94 Parker Young white wine, Rías Baixas Pazo de Señoráns Alvarinho
13.50 € Young white wine, Rías Baixas Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes Alvarinho
33.20 € Barrel Aged white wine, Rías Baixas Pazo de Barrantes Alvarinho
11.70 € Young white wine, Rías Baixas Zárate Alvarinho
14.90 € Young white wine, Rías Baixas Benito Santos Alvarinho
15.80 € Young white wine, Rías Baixas Adega Pedralonga Alvarinho
11.45 € Young white wine, Rías Baixas Bodegas Terras Gauda Alvarinho
16.50 € Young white wine, Rías Baixas Veigamoura Alvarinho
35.95 € Young white wine, Rías Baixas Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes Alvarinho
In 2005 Toni Vicens, a wine enthusiast and keen web programmer, set up Vinissimus with barely 100 wines in the catalogue.
Today, after more than a million bottles of wine sold, 80,000 orders processed and 102,000 clients all over Europe, Vinissimus operates sites in 5 countries, has 6,800 listed references and is the leader in online sales of Spanish wine in Europe.
At Vinissimus we take great care over each order to make sure that all goes to plan and that our customers receive their wines as soon as possible. Our own in-house technology for handling orders and our personal approach towards customer service work in tandem to provide total satisfaction.
Returns / Breakage Guarantee
If one of our products arrives in poor condition or you are simply not satisfied with it, you can return it to us with peace of mind. If a bottle breaks during transit, Vinissimus will ensure that another one is sent out to you.
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Payment can be made by means of a credit card, bank transfer, Paypal or cash on delivery.
Orders for the Spanish mainland are delivered within 2 to 3 working days of being placed. For the Balearic Islands, the delivery time is 3-4 days, and between 4 to 6 days for most destinations in other European countries. If the wine is in stock and the order is placed before 1pm Spanish time, it can be delivered to you in the UK 4 days later.
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