100% albariño grapes variety native to Galicia, and main varietal in the Rias Baixas DO. The monks of Cluny, in the XII century, may have extended the cultivation of this grape, of possible Germanic origin, from the monastery of Armenteira in the Pontevedra region of O Salnés. Every year, on the first Sunday of August, the Albariño Festival is celebrated in Cambados, the capital of this white wine. The grapevine has semi-upright branches.
The fruit is small, spherical with a thick green-yellow skin sprinkled with freckles. The musts of the Albariño variety require cold maceration. Producing a good alcoholic and glyceric contend, with higth acidity, so that wines have longevity, concentrates over time. Pato Mareao is a DO Rías Baixas wine, one hundred percent Albariño. Fresh, aromatic and tasty, to pair with the best appetizers, seafood and fish.
A clear pale yellow color with citrus peel, sea brine and white flower at first swirl, this wine opens to a complex array of minerality, grapefruit, and grassy notes. Medium mouthfeel very refreshing acidity with dashes of salinity and green apple. This wine is aching for seafood dishes and creamy pasta.