2017 Bodega Garzon Single Vineyard Albarino

$24.95
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Like Albariño’s home terroir in Galicia, granitic soils and proximity to the Atlantic create a perfect habitat for grapes that imbue the finished wine with minerality, ripe peach pulp, green melons, and white flowers. “Cherry blossom, daffodils, apple strudel, preserved lemons and peach pit… Full body, loads of layers of citrus character.” 

Blessed with pristine views of the Atlantic, an unspoiled ecosystem, and dusty, charismatic back streets, the Punta del Este zone of Uruguay is very quickly becoming a new Côte d’Azur for discerning travelers of means. Nearby, wine entrepreneur Alejandro Bulgheroni established Bodega Garzón, a sustainable, earth-friendly wine estate, restaurant, and private club. Wind and solar power provide 40% of the property’s energy needs, and world-renowned chef Francis Mallman is the Ambassador and Culinary Director for the estate. Quite simply, no expense has been spared to make this winery a showpiece of the southern hemisphere. Blessed with fast-draining granite sands called “balasto,” these rolling hills are heaven for wine grapes, especially Tannat. We were also thrilled to discover some delightful reds like Petit Verdot and Marselan, as well as award-winning Albariño that is some of the best made outside of Spain. We invite you to experience just how sumptuous and luxurious Uruguayan wine can be!

Varietal:
Albarino
Winemaker:
Alberto Antonini
Vintage:
2017
Appellation:
Uruguay
Total Varietal Composition %:
100% Albarino
SKU #:
1WGAR17IW3SVALBARINO
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James Suckling

This shows lots of subtle chamomile, cherry blossom, daffodils, apple strudel, preserved lemons and peach pit as well as more latent notes of passion fruit and grapefruit. Full body, loads of layers of citrus character, pinpoint acidity and a long, creamy finish. A very driven, complex and precise albariño. Drink now.