(From 2009 Vintage) Perfect as an apéritif and wildly appropriate with fresh oysters, camarón en cazuela and Asian foods. This Albariño expresses a beautifully crystalline mineral aspect, great persistence on the palate and a bracingly crisp grapefruit and tangerine fragrance.
Blend: 80% albariño, 15% loureiro, 5% treixadura Divining which varieties might be appropriate for a particular vineyard location occasionally requires utter disregard for conventional wisdom. Galicia, the Iberian playpen of albariño, loureiro and treixadura, could not be more different than Soledad, yet these varieties seem to be enjoying their extended siesta in the Salinas Valley. Where the Galician coast typically sees fifty inches of rainfall per year, Soledad is lucky to receive one-fifth t...