Bodegas La Cana Albariño 2019
|Region||Spain, Galicia, Rias Baixas|
|Brand||Bodegas La Cana|
(fermented in stainless steel tanks and large French oak barrels, followed by eight months of aging on its lees in the same tanks and barrels) Pale green-hued yellow. Highly perfumed pear, orange zest and jasmine scents are energized by a chalky mineral accent. Vibrant, sharply focused citrus and orchard fruit flavors show good heft and breadth, and an undertone of florality gains volume with air. Concentrated but also lithe; the persistent, penetrating finish delivers firm mineral cut and a touch of dusty minerality.
Bright acidity focuses the generous texture in this bold white, with peach, apple and blanched almond flavors that show accents of mineral, toast and fresh herbs. Clean and focused, with the stuffing to age. Drink now through 2020. 4,300 cases made.
This pure, chiseled Albariño is light but right on the nose, with lime and stone aromas. Crisp yet comfortable, the palate delivers nectarine, apple and other familiar white-fruit flavors. A stony finish with crisp acidity and a leesy accent is lasting and attractive.