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Pazo San Mauro Rias Baìxas 2014 Wine Review

Pazo San Mauro Rias Baìxas 2014

Pazo San Mauro Rias Baìxas 2014

Rias Baìxas, Spain

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Pazo San Mauro

Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A pretty example of the prized varietal from Rias Baixas. They chose this one instead of Verdelho or Loueiro (that would have been neat, though).
Straw - yellow. Delicate orchard fruit. Not as aromatic as one might expect from Albarino. Closed off at first, but managed to open up. Some nice cut hay aromas, after a few minutes in the glass.
Everyone at the tasting was praising Albarino's potential as a new "it" varietal, since it's easy to pronounce and easier to quaff.
Dom. Vargas wanted to give it a simple laid-bare expression by not having it go through malolactic or oaking in any way.  There was a lot of CO2 trickling out, as it was first poured. Anaerobic fermentation to preserve the vivaceous energy it typically has.
Paired with battered cuttlefish. A strawberry salad would also do great.

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