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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  • Trincadeira Preta

  • Syrah

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

  • Pedro Ximénez

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

  • Godello

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

  • Albariño

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

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  • Pazo San Mauro

    The winery Pazo San Mauro, located in the Denominación de Origen Rias Baixas, was acquired in 200...

  • Adega Condes de Albarei

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

  • 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...

  • Adegas Valmiñor

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

  • 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...

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  • Lagar de Bouza Albarino 2006


    dont really understand the price being so high. its undoubtedly a unique albarino, being produced in uruguay, a very good wine. Read More

    Wine review by julia valle

  • Black Pig Albariño 2007


    Soft fruit up front, good amount of crisp acid mid-palate, with a loooong finish. Read More

    Wine review by Violetstardom

  • Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas Burgáns 2007


    Lovely wine! This might be my summer daily sipper this year. Excellent value ($9 at my local store). Bursting with a floral nose, has lovely flavors of peach and apple. Balanced with nice acidity and a long finish. Delicious! Read More

    Wine review by cookypuss1

  • Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas Burgáns 2007


    Crisp, acidic, wonderful compliment to a seafood paella. Read More

    Wine review by sfquixote

  • Vine age has to be one of my favorite, controversial arbiters of wine quality ... all relative.Do Ferreiro, of Rias Baixas Spain, reportedly has Albarino vines that push the 2 century mark, planted on sandy soils just west of the Atlantic (and just south of the War of 1812). The prestige cuvee, referred to as Cepas Vellas (or Vieilles Vignes t... Read More

    Forum post in the topic How old are your vines?

  • 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

    Forum post in the topic Pancho Campo's Wine Academy...

  • Adega Condes de Albarei Albariño Rías Baixas Salneval 2007


    No written review

    Wine review by jmf

  • Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas Burgáns 2007


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    Wine review by boarlord

  • Mar de Frades Albariño Rías Baixas 2004


    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


    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

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