Albarino

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The Albarino grape is a white grape that is very recognizable by its thick skin that grows mainly in the north-west of Spain. The grape has an average ripening time and a good yield. Albarino wines have a fairly high alcohol content. The grape is also called the brother of the Riesling, this is because the Albarino grape has a DNA connection with the Riesling grape.

What does the Albarino taste like?

This grape makes good use of the Atlantic maritime climate of the Rias Baixas where the soil is made up of slate or granite, this combination creates wines that, if produced correctly, can have an excellent quality; Deliciously dry and deliciously fruity are the wines of this grape! Characteristic aromas are citrus, blossom and floral notes. Usually high in acidity, this grape produces light to medium-bodied wines. Wood aging is rare with this grape.