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Mar de Frades Albariño Atlantico Rías Baixas 2019
The Most Exquisite Expression of Albarino Grape
A fresh Atlantic wine that offers a fresh clean taste. Delicate to the palate. Light and reminiscent of the tropics the the ocean.
Tasting Notes from The Curator
Pale lemon color and lime green reflections. Aromas of orange peel and lychee that are interspersed with white flowers and mineral notes. There are balsamic nuances that end up marking its freshness and salinity. On the palate, it is powerful, splendid, where volume and harmony are achieved with the balance between the freshness of the fruit and the sea breeze. Gives off an elegant and delicate finish.
The varietal profile of the harvest as well as its longevity, let Mar de Frades be enjoyed with rice and paellas, and seafood such as oysters or crabs. It is also a good pairing partners for lovers of Japanese food as this goes well with tempuras, gyozas or tatakis.
The bottle has a label with a thermosensitive logo so that when the wine is chilled at the right serving temperature, a small boat appears and disappears when it is too warm for consumption. Use this as an indicator for when best to serve this wine.
Wine from the Sea of Friars
Since 1987, Mar de Frades has worked hard to bring you singular wines with a unique personality and a capacity for surprise. Today it is one of the most sought after brands of white wine in Spain, offering a Premium innovative quality product.
Mar de Frades has a history running parallel to the RIAS BAIXAS Designation of Origin, and is considered as a pioneering winery in the region, representing the deep-rooted tradition of wine-making in the Salnés Valley; the historic capital of Albariño. This is the very place where the legend of this grape variety began and where the most sophisticated and most select white wines in Spain are produced.
Mar de Frades, a term from Galego, the language of Galicia, meaning “Sea of Friars”, is also the name given to a place near the Ría de Arosa, at the mouth of the Umia river, where a long time ago pilgrims would disembark and continue on their journey towards Santiago de Compostela.
Store your unopened bottle in a cool, dry, and dark place safe from constant vibration. Keep your bottle horizontal in a wine rack or cellar to retain the moistness of the cork. The ideal temperature for storage is between 7 to 15°C. Once opened, a bottle will be good for 3 to 5 days standing upright in the refrigerator.