Leirana Luisa Lázaro Albariño<< Previous wine Next wine >>
WHAT MAKES THIS WINE UNIQUE?Winemaker and lifelong viticulturist, Rodri Mendez, extracts single vineyard selections, old vines, coastal vines and red varieties in the subzone Val do Salnes. Wines are fresh with balanced acidity and generally lower in alcohol (12.5%).
RATING HISTORY:2013 93WA; 2005 94D; 93+WA; 93IWC;
GRAPE:100% Albariño. Vines planted from 1954-1964. Tended in sandy and granite soil at sea level
LOCATION, SOIL, CLIMATE:Sandy and Granite soil
TASTING NOTES:Heady aromas of poached pear, dried fig, honey and smoky minerals, with a sexy floral nuance in the background. Dry, concentrated and powerful, offering an array of orchard and citrus fruit flavors that expand with air. Shows outstanding energy on the long, incisive finish, which echoes the mineral and floral notes strongly.
BOTTLE WEIGHT:1.3 lbs (.59 kg)
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