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Colour: White
Producer: 4 Monos Viticultores
Region: Spain & Portugal
Appellation: Sierra de Gredos
Grape Variety: White Grape

Albillo Real, Vinos de Madrid, 2019

10 cases, 4 bottles
£15.00 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Counter-intuitively perhaps, it is the warmer years such as 2019 that Albillo Real has higher acidity, explained by the overall shorter cycle and the skins releasing more acidity in the press. To avoid excess grip and structure in the wine, Javi reduced the maceration time and the wine spent 10 months in used 500 and 600L barrels and 2 months in tank. Textural, savoury, nutty and spicy, with a touch of struck match, this is a food friendly white which delivers little in the way of fruit, instead favouring the umami and brittle herbs that would sit well alongside rich poultry and shellfish dishes in particular.

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