Rías Baixas Wine


This region lies along the Atlantic coastline in Galicia, in the northwest part of Spain. The ocean brings a cool microclimate with lots of wet weather, yielding lush, green fields. 
It is known for producing Albariño, which is a dry, refreshing white wine with citrus and white stone fruit flavors, with a long, delightful floral finish. Some of these wines also have a light effervescence. The flavors are very versatile and can be paired with many Asian cuisines including sushi, as well as plenty of seafood and shellfish preparations, can take on a pesto, plus soups such as white gazpacho, cauliflower and even butternut squash. 
Rías Baixas is divided into five subzones:
*Val do Salnes: the coolest area just touching the coastline. Known for producing some of the best wines of the region on gradual slopes and valley floors of the Umia river.
*Condado do Tea: the area farthest from the Atlantic with higher temperatures, producing quality Read more »

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  • Albariño

    History of the grape: Legend has it that Cluny monks from Burgundy brought the parentage of the grape, either Rieslin...

  • Trincadeira Preta

  • Godello

    The Godello grape hails from northwestern Spain. It is most famously planted in the Valderorras region. It is thought...

  • Pedro Ximénez

    Ximénez, Jimenez, Ximénès, Pedro, Pedro Giménez, Pedro Jimenez, Pedro Khimenes, Pedro Ximénès, Pedro Ximenes De Jerez...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Lagar de Costa

    Lagar de Costa is a family-owned winery, where the work and dedication of three generations, devo...

  • Adegas Valmiñor

    Adegas Valmiñor is located in the Valley O Rosal within the guarantee of origin. A mild climate ...

  • sucesores de benito santos s.l.

    we are one of the oldest wineries in rias baixas. Benito santos fue uno de los founding fatehrs o...

  • Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes

    Wine is like people, in that the closer it comes t0 its roots, the closer it comes to its real id...

  • Bodegas Terras Gauda

    Both lie in a privileged landscape in the O Rosal valley, close to the mouth of the river Miño in...

  • Bodegas Castro Martin

    A small family owned and managed wine cellar making top quality albariño wines that are now so...

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  • Ferrum Rias Baixas Spain Albarino 2013


    not a bad "original" wine. very mild, slightly dry, hint of sweet and pleasant and kind to the palate. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor

  • Terras Gauda 2014


    Intriguingly nutty bouquet of almond and maraschino cherry with more classic white wine notes of lemon meringue and green apple. Palate is lightly spiced and quite velvety with green apple and pear notes, tart acidity and excellent balance, with a finish of toast and butter covered in lemon zest. Beautiful wine.91 pts Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial

  • Licia Albarino Rias Baixas 2013


    A whiff of rose petal on the nose with mostly lemon notes. A bit soft in the mouth, this still shows some good acidity and freshness, lots of lemon on the palate, some soft cheese hints make for a creamy finish.88 pts Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial

  • Paco & Lola Albarino 2007


    Just love it! Movida are on to a winner to accompany tapas Read More

    Wine review by Josnowball

  • La Cana Albarino 2014


    Binny's 8/28/15. Served at my 69th party. Mostly lady friends, who were stuck on Pinot Grigio, and had never tasted Albarino raved about it. Sadly? for me it was an evening of sipping fine whiskey. Read More

    Wine review by raindance

  • Mar de Frades Albariño 2014


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    Wine review by Teppo

  • Lusco Albariño Rías Baixas 2011


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    Wine review by Teppo

  • Do Ferreiro Albariño 2013


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    Wine review by Teppo

  • OK Mark, haven't had a Ceritas but have heard very nice things about the ...  Pairing this with a Rias Baixas Albarino. Life is good on the East Coast as wel Read More

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  • Fefinanes Albarino 2010


    Fruit and minerals in perfect mix! Read More

    Wine review by cromero13

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