Zárate Balado Albariño 2021; El Pago and El Balado are two small plots of Albariño strains in Sisán-Ribadumia. The Pago farm was replanted in 1950 with loam foot strains and has a south orientation with a shallow soil and poor in organic matter.
“Balo” in Galician means wall and this plot is surrounded by a granite wall. In its 2010 vintage it obtained 93 Parker points, the highest score ever received for a wine of this Denomination of Origin.
- Straw yellow color in sight with some greenish reflections.
- On the nose, white fruits stand out along with citrus fruits and some memories of tropical fruit.
- Good entrance in the mouth. Elegant and balanced. Good acidity. Citrus notes and mineral memories.
Name of Facilities: Bodegas Zárate.
Commercial name of the product: Zárate Balado Albariño 2021
Varietals used: Albariño 100%.
Aging: It is kept on the thick lees for 3 months. A racking is applied and kept for 6 more months on fine lees.
Alcohol Content: 12.5º
Recommended service temperature: 8-11º
Marriage: Cooked and raw seafood, fish rice, Galician octopus, seafood clams, oysters, cockles and steamed mussels, etc.
Delivery time throughout the Iberian Peninsula, between 24 and 48 hours.
Balearic Island, between 2 and 3 days.
European countries, between 2 and 6 days.