Castillo De Albai Blanco

$200.00
Product code: 585

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Vintage: 2015 

D.O: La Rioja, Rioja, Spain

Grape Variety: Viura

Origin:
La Rioja Alta, Spain's most famous wine region is renowned for creating top quality wines with exceptional ageing ability.  

Winemaking:
The grapes are carefully selected and handpicked.  Harvesting takes place in early October, this cooler temperatures allows the grapes to retain their aromatic characters. After the crushing the must is left for maceration for 6 to eight hours in cool temperatures.The fermentation process is carried out at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks (14-16ºC). 


Tasting notes:
Straw yellow in colour  with greenish hues. On the nose are aromas of white flowers, ripe mandarin, banana, orange peel and citrus fruits with a subtle hints of passion On the palate the wine is clean with a long finish.

Food pairing:
A good accompaniment to seafood, fish or poultry cooked with vegetables. Best served between 10 and 18ºC.

Alcohol content: 12,5 % Vol.

Awards:
2015 The Dinks business Rioja Masters: Castillo de Albai White 2014. Bronze medal
2015 Concours Mondial de Bruxxelles:  Silver medal
2015 Decanter World Wine Awards: Bronze medal