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WINE REVIEW: 2015 Nora da Neve, Rias Baixas, Spain ($30)



by Andrew Chalk


Appearance: Light straw;


Nose: Salinity, lemon, pineapple


Taste: Worthy body. Medium-plus acid. Grippy phenolics.


Finish: Tropical fruit


This 100% albariño is unusual in that it was fermented in oak. The near universal norm in Rias Baixas is stainless steel. The application is gentle, creating a subtle effect of greater body and more complex flavors. This is one of the most interesting Rias Baixas wines that I have tasted and, despite being more expensive than conventional Rias Baixas albariño, should be considered a good value.




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