Some consider it to be most closely related to Riesling and believe the name "Albariño," stems from the phrase "white Rhine" in the local dialect of Gallego. Containing beautiful aromas of orange blossoms, green apples, freshly-cut pineapple, and stone fruit, the 2011 Fillaboa is crystalline straw-colored yellow in appearance. Soft on the palate, this wine exhibits a well balanced flavor profile that enhances its freshness and complexity. With well-integrated acidity, this wine is unctuous, soft and refined, culminating in a lingering finish.
Bright yellow. Ripe pear and melon on the pungent nose and in the mouth. Fleshy and broad, with good depth and finishing cling. On the rich side for the variety but substantial enough to work with richer foods.
Since the founding of the D.O. Rías Baixas in 1988, Bodegas Fillaboa, meaning "the good daughter" in Gallego, has produced some of the rarest and highest quality Albariño in the region. Albariño, known as the "White Rhine," because of its similarity to Riesling, is an indigenous grape varietal to Spain and one of the most sought-after white wines in the world due to its unique and complex flavor profile.
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