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Adega Familiar Eladio Pineiro “Envidiacochina” Albariño 2019

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  • Envidiacochina means “the envy of the worm”, the pithy Spanish way of conveying that “I want to be in your shoes when good things are happening”. This is the "second" wine, which Eladio resisted making for years, but debuted with the 2011 vintage. It spends six months on the lees in stainless steel, with weekly batonnage, and is then blended with 15% Frore de Carme from the previous vintage and held a year in the bottle before release. Super-charged Albariño with honey and tropical fruit, but showing also the lees contact with an almost balsamic sweetness and a mineral finish. 2019 brings unprecedented cut to go with the familiar aromatic flair and textural luxurience.

    • Vintage:2019
    • Appellation: D.O. Rias Baixas
    • Grapes: 100% Albarino
    • Aging period: 6 months on the lees in stainless steel
    • Oak: N/A