What does this wine taste like?
|Citrus fruits / Balsamic aromas / Aniseed|
|Fresh / Elegant / Unctuous / Fleshy / Persistent|
Drinking and storing
Rice with fish / Oven-baked fish / Seafood
Ratings and awards
|2019||91 PK||91 PN|
|Ageing period||8 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
|Climate||Atlantic with continental influence|
The last economic crisis led to Xurxo Alba giving up his job as a consultant oenologist and devoting his work to his own vineyards and winery instead. White wines from Rías Baixas and Valdeorras and reds from Ribeira Sacra, Xurxo's wines always strongly express the character of their terroir. In the renowned area of Salnés, for example, he makes the most of the qualities of granite soils and the nearby sea to create fresh and lively wines. Wherever he works, Xurxo...