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Date Printed: 12/25/2014
Vina Nora Albarino 2012
Vina Nora Albarino 2012
(search item no. 127519)
International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 12/25/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Classic in spirit, seeking the aromatic elegance of a wine that evolves and improves with time in bottle, and that proves enveloping and concentrated on the palate.
My Notes:

About Bodega Vina Nora:

Bodegas Nora is owned by Javier Alen, a well-respected Galician producer of Viña Mein and Victor Rodriguez, the former director of Vino y Gastronomia (one of the most respected wine and food magazines in Spain). It's located about 12 miles from the historic village of Tui (in Galician), Tuy (in Castilian). This village marks the borders of the sub regions O Rosal and Condado de Tea, as well as the site of one of the oldest Jewish settlements in Spain.

Alistair Gardner, an enologist from New Zealand creates Nora from the native Albariño grape using the most modern wine making technology to coax the greatest expression of the varietal and terroir upon which it is grown into the wines.