Type: Spanish White Winery: Granbazan
Region: All > Spain > Galicia > Rias Baixas

Granbazan 'Etiqueta Verde' Albarino 2016

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Item Number: 25526
Granbazan 'Etiqueta Verde' Albarino 2016

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Item Number: 25526
TASTING NOTES
Pale golden color, with green hue. Complex aromas of green apples, grassy, citrus and tropical fruits; white flowers show up in a second layer. Mouth filling sensation with crispy acidity. Elegant, balanced and pleasant aftertaste with a salty after taste

THE WINE
Etiqueta Verde, or ‘Green Label,’ is the entry-level offering from Granbazán. The grapes are hand-harvested and de-stemmed before undergoing a cool pre-fermentation maceration which helps to lock in and amplify aromas and structure. Etiqueta Verde is made with a combination of free-run juice and lightly pressed juice. It is aged on the lees for no less than four months before bottling. This is a classic Salnés Valley style albariño. Dry, very floral, with crisp acidity, and elegant salty aftertaste.

-100% Albariño
-Entry-level offering from Granbazán.
-Cold maceration for eight hours
-Fermentation in stainless steel
-Hand-harvested
-Made with a combination of free-run juice and lightly pressed juice
-Aged on the lees for no less than four months before bottling

THE WINERY
Granbazán farms 17 hectares of Albariño vines in Val do Salnés, the sub-region of the Rías Baixas which is centered around the town of Cambados. Val do Salnés is the site of the oldest Albariño plantations. It is also the coldest and wettest of the five sub-regions. The average temperature for the year is 55°F and it rarely exceeds 85°F, even in the hottest part of the summer. Grapes are trained in the traditional pergola fashion and soils are based on granite with alluvial topsoil. Granbazán supplements their estate fruit with long-term contracts with smallholders in the area.

Customer Reviews

5/5 stars
Wonderful light taste
Posted by  on 7/23/17  [Verified]

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Bottles per case: 12

Type: Spanish White

Winery: Granbazan

Region: Spain >  Rias Baixas

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