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2010 Bodegas La Val Orballo Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain

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Score: 90  
The Wine-Searcher score of 90/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
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89/100  
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2011 Silver

Price History for 2010 Bodegas La Val Orballo Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain
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Grape Variety

Albarino (Alvarinho) is a green-skinned grape variety native to Galicia on the north Atlantic coast of Spain. It is also popular in the Vinho Verde wine region of northern Portugal, where it is known as Alvarinho.

An aromatic variety that is high in acidity, Albarino can be produced as a light white wine, sometimes slightly sparkling, or in a fuller style, with oak or ...more


Region
  • Rias Baixas is a DO wine zone in the Galicia region of north-western Spain, is located along the Atlantic coastline. It produces some of the country's most acclaimed dry white wines, mostly from the Albarino grape variety. The name Rías Baixas means 'low rias' and was chosen because of the coastal inlets ('rias') which characterize the landscape here.

    Although a comparatively young DO (established in 1988), Rias Baixas has rapidly grown in stature thanks to the efforts of its various enterprising producers, who have adopted modern winemaking techniques to showcase the region's signature grape variety, Albarino. 

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  • Galicia is one of the 17 top-level administrative regions (known as comunidades autónomas) of Spain. It occupies the north-western corner of the Iberian Peninsula, and is exposed on two sides to the Atlantic Ocean. To the south lies Portugal, to the east ...more

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