Albariño

Albarino Santiago Roma

Albariño

Country Spain
Region Galicia
Producer Santiago Roma
Size

750mL

Style White
Practices Organic
Grapes Albariño
Other Features Indigenous yeasts

100% Albariño from vines planted in sandy/loam soil. The vineyards benefits from the cooling influence of the Atlantic ocean. The grapes are harvested by hand, de-stemmed and gently cold-pressed with pneumatic presses. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Partial malolactic fermentation in tank, percentage depending upon the vintage. Cold stabilization. Aged in tanks on the fine lees until bottling in early spring.

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About the Producer

Santiago Roma founded the domaine in 1997 in Pontevedra, Val do Salnés, Rías Baixas. He exclusively produces Albariño, from 6 hectares of estate vineyards and an additional 6 ha of plots he rents and controls. The winery is considered one of the leading small producers of Albariño, for its complex and terroir-driven wines.
Farming practices: organic, not certified. 

“For me, the most important thing is the vineyard. It is where the true oenology is. I consider myself first a winegrower and second a winemaker.” Santiago Roma.