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Date Printed: 9/17/2014
Uriondo Txakoli Bizkaiko Txakolina 2009
Uriondo Txakoli Bizkaiko Txakolina 2009
(search item no. 106594)
The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 9/17/2014: $18.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

70% Mune Mahatsa, 30% Txori Mahatsa.

This light and crisp wine is bottled with residual carbon to give it its signature natural spritz. Tasting Notes - Fresh green apples and citric notes. The flavors on the palate are refreshing and almost salty.

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About Uriondo Txakoli:

Txakoli Uriondo is a small family winery founded in 1987 located in the Basque Region of Spain.The small vineyard (2.5 hectars) is situated at an altitude of 175 meters with a southeasterly exposure. This vineyard, heavily influenced by the Atlantic climate, is predominantly clay, sand mixture allowing for a good retention of nutrients. The vineyard is comprised of the local grape Hondarrabi Zuri, Folle Blanche and Sauvignon Blanc. With the exception of the Sauvignon Blanc, the grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks. The Sauvignon Blanc is barrel fermented separately in American oak.