La Comtesse de Pazo Barrantes 2011 has found it’s way into John Stimpfig’s top six wines from this year’s Wines of Spain tasting.
Awarding the wine an impressive 91 points, John describes it as:
“Oak aged Albarinho might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but this was right on message for my palate. Murrieta are best known in Rioja, but this comes from its 12 hectare estate in Rias Baixas’ Salnes Valley. I picked out pear, citrus and orchard fruits together with cream and honeysuckle. Also lovely richness, vibrancy and density.”
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