Alberto Nanclares y Prieto Rias Baixas Albarino 'Tempus Vivendi' 2012

Alberto Nanclares creates some of the most age-worthy, saline-tinged wines in all of Galicia, cultivating all vines organically and with some biodynamic principles. Fruit for this salty and thirst-quenching Albarino comes from six parcels near Sanxenxo, just 10 miles from the Atlantic. The wine is native yeast fermented and aged on its lees. This is a lovely, mouth-filling example of how elegantly high-quality Galician Albarino can age!
$30750ml
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Albarino

Specialty of Galicia (and Portugal where it’s “Alvarinho”) grown in granitic soils on the Atlantic coast. Its wines are racy mix of stone fruits and sea spray that cry out for salt-baked whole fish.
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Galicia, Spain

Cool, green,' northwest Spain, a rocky, undulating tangle of rivers running to the Atlantic and, lately, brimming with gutsy wine: Albariño in Rias Baixas; Mencía in Bierzo; and many quirky others.