Abadia de San Campio 2016, White wine "Albariño 100%" from Rias Baixas. Made by the prestigious winery Terras Gauda. Light and fresh, with intense tropical and citrus aromas. 90 Parker Points. Silver medal, Bacchus awards 2016.
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Abadia de San Campio 2016, White wine, Albariño grape 100% from Rias Baixas, Galicia, Spain. Made from the Albariño grown in the highest-altitude of Terras Gauda winery, that means less humid, cooler vineyards where there is a greater difference daytime-nighttime temperature differential, thus favoring slower ripening, giving us a fresher Albariño of great aromatic intensity, a greater degree of acidity and smoothness on the palate.
Note: We do not consider it necessary to decant this wine. Cellaring/aging potential: This wine should be drunk young at. We do not recommend aging.
Sommilier recommendation: Enjoy chilled on a hot summer day. Wonderful pairing with shellfish; oysters, clam and crab. Enjoy with spicy Asian cuisine.
Tasting note: This 2016 vintage is characterized by its intense tropical fruit aromas, mainly pineapple, along with delicate, fresh aromas of ripe white fruit such as Golden apple and pear, accompanied by subtle notes of lime over an anise background. These aromas are enhanced thanks to cold maceration.
Abadia de San Campio wine is both fresh and powerful on the palate. Amiable and velvety, with an outstandingly broad gustatory range, the hallmark of a vintage characterized by its fine ripening. The acidity is restrained yet vibrant, along with an appreciable unctuous quality, providing us with a balanced, lively, appetizing wine. Ample tropical and white fruit retronasal aroma with a very long, powerful finish.
93 POINTS GOURMETS GUIDE 2017
SILVER MEDAL - BACCHUS AWARDS 2016
SILVER MEDAL - LES CITADELLES DU VIN 2013. (BORDEAUX - FRANCE)
SILVER MEDAL - ZARCILLO AWARDS 2012 (VALLADOLID - SPAIN)
93 POINTS GOURMETS GUIDE 2014
90 PARKER POINTS
|Winery||Terras Gauda winery|
|Grape type||Albariño wine|
|Wine type||White wine|
|Designation of Origin||DO Rias Baixas|
|Gourmets guide score||93|
|Robert Parker Score||90|
|Consideratión||Remarkably high wine|
|Botella||Glass bottle 75cl|
|Recommended temperature to serve||10 - 12ºC|
|Alcoholic graduation||12.5% Vol|
|Wine class||Young wine|