Pazo Señorans, Albariño, Selección de Añada, Rias Baixas, Spain, 2014
Pazo Señorans is one of DO Rías-Baixas’ leading producers.
The influence of Marisol Bueno and Javier Mareque on the founding and development of the DO Rías-Baixas and its primary variety Albariño can be traced back to their purchase in 1979 of an ancient 16th-century country estate, its kiwi orchards, and old-vine Albariño vineyards. Located in the town of Meis, Pazo Señorans lies close to the sea on acidic, sandy soils created by the natural decomposition of the granitic bedrock below. Early on, they recognised the potential of Albariño and were instrumental in the creation of the DO just a decade after they arrived in Meis. The wines from this Estate demonstrate above all the ageing potential of Albariño that no other producer can mimic.
This single vineyard wine comes from 4 ha vineyard and vines that are over 45 years old and planted around the Los Bancales region.
The Seleccion Añada is unique for an Albariño in that it is aged on its lees in small steel tanks for up to 36 months or so. This demonstrates above all the ageing potential of Albariño, and Señorans in particular, that we think no other producer can mimic. Aged in stainless steel on its lees for over 30 months.
No oak ageing
Straw yellow with green tints. Intense and very expressive. Immense volume and great body. A wine with great delicacy and goes against the grain in that it is ripe for lengthy storage.
Mushrooms, Chicken, Pasta and Asian Cuisine
6 x 75cl
Award: Guia Peñin 100 Points