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Albariño

Burgans

Albariño Bottle
Appellation
Rias-Baixas
Variety
Albariño
Age of Vines
20+
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Granite, schist, sand
Altitude
10-150 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, fermented by site in stainless steel tanks
Aging
3 months in tank with lees stirring

Overview

A custom cuvée made for European Cellars by Martin Codax, the Burgans Albariño is named after the hill on which the cooperative is located. Burgans is a cuvée made from a small selection of vineyard plots in the Salnes sub-zone of Rias-Baixas which have a characteristic pit-fruit quality and richness in addition to the bracing minerality for which the sub-zone is famous.

Ratings & Reviews

91

2016 Albariño

Source: Decanter Worldwide Wine Award

91

2014 Albariño

Source: VM

90

2013 Albariño

Source: IWC

91

2012 Albariño

Source: IWC

Galicia, Spain
  • Location
    Galicia, Spain
  • Appellation
    Rias-Baixas
  • Proprietor
    Cooperative Martin Codax
  • Winemaker
    Katia Alvarez
  • Size / Elevation
    450 hectares / 20-150 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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