Adega Condes de Albarei has its own vineyards, featuring an extensive cultivated area and the necessary equipment to control the wine production processes from the origin.
Cultivation of Albariño grapes involves meticulous control and care of the vine throughout the entire year up to the harvest, on the part of the winery’s field experts.
CONDES DE ALBAREI
“Condes de Albarei” Albariño wine is made with the best free-run juices, in order to extract the Albariño grape’s varietal purity.
TASTING REPORTGolden yellow colour with greenish reflections. Medium-high intensity on the nose, with floral aromas and hints of white fruits. It is a clean, elegant aroma. On the palate, the wine is refreshing, extensive, well rounded with a marked aromatic persistence.
It is made solely with very mature grapes from the oldest vineyards. The production process is based on an old, artisanal method adapted to the winery’s modern technology that consists in natural carbonic maceration.
Yellow colour with greenish reflections. Fine aromatic intensity on the nose, with a predominance of apple and peach flavoured fruity aromas, against a subtle, elegant background of white flowers. On the palate, the wine es refreshing, smooth and full bodied with a slightly bitter finish that gives it a great personality and complexity.
The best free free-run juices are selected to ferment in new Galician oak Bordeaux barrels, where they are kept on their lees for months in order to obtain an Albariño wine of great character and singularity.
Lemon-yellow colour with golden reflections. Fine aromatic intensity on the nose, combining hints of mature fruit characteristic of the grape variety, with the typical aromas of ageing in a barrel, such as hints of spices, coffee, vanilla and coconut. On the palate, the wine is very dense, smooth and long with great aromatic persistence.
ALBARIÑO EN RAMA
Starting from very mature Albariño grapes from old vines and a respectful production, this wine is kept on its very fine lees for several years while it slowly matures. The result of this long blending process is a very pure, full-bodied wine that is reflected in its aromatic complexity, strength, structure and duration on the palate.
“Condes de Albarei en Rama” stands out due to its frank varietal, floral (acacia, rose petal) and plant (rockrose, lavender) character with an aftertaste of honey and a pleasant, evocative complexity. On the palate, it is opulent, silky, oily and smooth, balanced, tasty with integrated acidity. It has a powerful floral finish with hints of herbs and preserved fruit, and an aftertaste of great intensity and duration.
This wine from the Condes de Albarei winery is called after Áine, the Celtic goddess of the air and wine, the mistress of our dreams and illusions, as well as the daughter of the sea god.
Albarei “ÁINE” is made with grapes from our vineyards bathed by the waters of the Ria of Arousa, which have a “magical” influence on the maturing process, giving the Albariño grapes a peculiar reddish colour, after which this wine is named.
The main characteristic of “Albarei Áine” is its subtle and, at the same time, complex aromas, with saline hints, very refreshing on the palate with a marked mineral content, which ensure a long, excellent evolution in the bottle.
“Albarei Orixe”Albariño wine is aimed at taking us back to the origins, to the most traditional production processes.
“Albarei Orixe” is made with grapes from our oldest vineyards, whose fermentation and subsequent contact with lees takes place in French oak barrels.
Clean, bright, with golden yellow color. Fresh with splendid varietal character, marked by flowers and ripe fruits, with memories of toasted notes and vanilla. Balanced and tasty, voluptuous, varietal, with delicate mineral notes and memories of barrel aging.
This wine is made with grapes from our vines of red caíño grapes that are more than 100 years old.
After fermenting in French oak barrels, our caíño red wine is matured for 3 months in barrels, constantly seeking the greatest expression of this grape variety’s differential character with a subtle contribution from the wood.
Cherry-red colour, with a low layer of colour. With red-fruit (redcurrant), balsamic and black-pepper aromas. On the palate, it is refreshing, balsamic with hints of spices and a fine palate.
This wine is made with grapes from our vines of red espadeiro grapes that are more than 100 years old.
After fermenting in French oak barrels, our espadeiro red wine is matured for 3 months in barrels, constantly seeking the maximum expression of this grape variety’s differential character with a subtle contribution from the wood.
Cherry-red colour with bluish reflections. With red- (strawberries) and black-fruit (blackcurrant) aromas, and hints of spices. On the palate, it is refreshing, with hints of red fruit and a fine palate.
“Albarei Tinto Plurivarietal” is made with Caíño, Espadeiro and Mencía grapes from old vines.
This wine is matured in an oak barrel for 3 months, seeking the maximum expression of its varieties’ differential character, with a subtle contribution from the wood.
Red-cherry colour, with a medium layer. With red-fruit (redcurrant), balsamic aromas and hints of spices (black pepper). On the palate, it is refreshing and pleasant with a fine palate.