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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  • 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...

  • 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...

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  • Adegas Valmiñor

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

  • Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes

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  • Adega Condes de Albarei

    The Condes de Albarei winery makes high quality wines only with the Albarino grape. This is an ar...

  • Agro De Bazán

    A very strict and avant-garde wine-production process, added to the special care and effort ma...

  • Bodegas Castro Martin

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

  • Adega Valdés

    Adega Valdés is the reflection of the vocation and labour of the Valdés family, which has owned 2...

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Rías Baixas on Snooth

  • After the success of its pilot program last year, Pancho Campo, the first and, ... ... wine regions including: Rias Baixas, Galicia, Aragon, Navarra, Castilla, Rioja, Cava, Cataluna & Andalucia with intensive tastings (about 30 wines per day). Since the course is just $395, or $316 for members of the Society of Wine Educators and WSET student... Read More

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  • Adega Condes de Albarei Albariño Rías Baixas Salneval 2007

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  • Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas Burgáns 2007

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    Wine review by boarlord


  • Mar de Frades Albariño Rías Baixas 2004

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    dark golden coloryeast and grapefruit scentssmooth, bit buttery startslightly spritzy with a very clean, tart lemon finish Read More

    Wine review by GoinGray


  • Licia Albarino 2007

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    Peaches and limes on the nose, with a real wet pebble minerality. Lavender joins the peaches in the mouth, its quite nice and oily, viscous for this sort of wine. Solid acidity, giving it that crisp citrus taste. Nice finish on some pleasant oak driven spice. Read More

    Wine review by Philip


  • Salneval Albarino 2007

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    Wine review by MillsandJills


  • Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas Burgáns 2007

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  • http://www.decanter.com/news/277340.htmlI found this a strange, but fascinating ... by up to 15% in 2008, with Rias Baixas and Castilla-La Mancha reporting marked increases in sales.According to statistics released by DOC Rioja's regulatory board, sales of Gran Reserva in 2008 fell by 14.7%, with Reserva falling 10.4%, and Crianza down 5.3%. Ov... Read More

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  • Salneval Albarino 2007

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    Straw colored in the glass. Fairly straightforward with crisp citrus/tropical fruit and mineral notes. Light bodied with a soft, rounded texture. Short but clean finish. Easy drinking. Read More

    Wine review by ttutony


  • Pazo de Señorans Albariño 2007

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    Fresh and Sapid, slightly sparkling on the mouth, Still good equilibrium (85 points)...Good Wine for Mussels Read More

    Wine review by Egnazia


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