2022 Benito Santos Albariño Rias Baixas
Benito Santos is a legend in Rias Baixas, he started working in his grandfathers vineyard back in the 1930's and was instrumental in getting Rias Baixas DO in the 1980's. Benito Santos believed that “wine should be made in the vineyard not in the winery.” and that belief still remains with the estate today.
They have three Albariño vineyards in Val do Salnes sub region of granitic and sandy clay soils the vines are grown on traditional trellises and are of 30 years age. The grapes are hand-picked and matured for 6 months on its lees before bottling.
This is great value Albariño!