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MY WINE, MAGAZINE # 171.
February 7, 2012.


Spain is living a sweet moment for white wines. During decades has reigned a mentality based in dismissing any enjoyment or quality of these wines. Fortunately now, any growing zone can shine or surprise with a different and original white. In Galicia keep sprouting wineries producing whites with promising future. One of the clearest examples is this Albariño sponsored by Laureano Oubiña. A man clinging to the sea, not in vain, he works his own “bateas”, mussels farm located in the sea, and he is the owner of one of the best shellfish providers in Spain, although his illusion always was to develop his own wine. Once he took the decision, he purchased three parcels in "Val do Salnés", a permeable ground, with a high content of silica, and Albariño grapevines already planted. Here is presented a varietal and very fresh white, although he promises is still more to come… -
Tasting:
Limpid yellow with greenish tones, very attractive. Highlighting aromas of ripe fruit, golden apple, with memories of freshly cut grass and honey tones. It is a sweet wine, with soft palate, very fresh end and developed aromas.
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