Alba Vega Albariño 2015

RIOJ220
A new project wine between local growers and Rioja Vega. The result, a simple, affordable Albarino, the perfect garden wine.
Type:
Vintage:
2017
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genres:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
12.5%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
Spain
Body:
Elegant, crisp and delicate
Drinking Window:
Drink now
Closure Type:
Cork

Rioja Vega

Initially started as the dream of one man, Don Felipe Ugalde in 1882, this winery has seen ongoing growth and development over the years. Don’s aim was simple, to be one of the countries most prestigious Bodega’s. Although his winery passed down the family line, it was through marriage that it became united with Bodegas Muerza, hence losing its identity. Today it is owned by the group Principe de Viana who acquired it in 1983 providing investment in new equipment, staff and in 2001 a new winery, 10km outside Logrono, complete with an underground ageing cellar. The new cellars incorporated modern equipment such as self-weighing hoppers, pneumatic presses and self-emptying stainless steel vats. This level of development has allowed not only the fruit from their own vineyards to be processed but also that of surrounding contract growers so that it has been able to produce this range of great value for money wines.

Tasting Notes

Clean and fresh with delicate citrus notes on the nose and a palate packed with green apple, orange peel and lime flavours. Its a simple wine that is perfect for the BBQ.

Food Matches

You can't go wrong with grilled chicken breast with a piri-piri dressing.