Rias Baixas

La Comtesse 2016


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Rias Baixas (Galicia, Spain)
Winery: Pazo de Barrantes
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Albariño, Alvarinho
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
The winery Pazo de Barrantes elaborates this La Comtesse 2016 (£26.88), a white wine from Rias Baixas that is based on the best of alvarinho and albariño of 2016 and shows an alcoholic content of 13.5%. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this white according to Drinks&Co users while experts give the following evaluation: robert parker: 94, wine spectator: 91 and peñín: 94.

Description of La Comtesse 2016

La Comtesse 2016 (Albariño and Alvarinho)


  • View: Color bright straw yellow with greenish reflections.
  • Nose: fine and sweet aroma with notes petals soft white sheets, pear, grapefruit, minerals, mint and eucalyptus.
  • Mouth: pleasant and light taste, with fresh citrus notes and a long finish.

APPELLATION: Rias Baixas (Galicia, Spain).

VINEYARD: Pazo de Barrantes.

GRAPES: Albariño.

AGEING: Madura in steel tanks on the lees for 2 months.

PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested by hand, then be separated and destemmed, followed by gentle pressing. a suspension wort is performed before proceeding with traditional fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 10 °C for 30 days.

PAIRING: prawns, vegetables, steamed clams and caviar.


ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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The Winery

Pazo de Barrantes

Pazo de Barrantes The farm is situated in Valle del Salnés, and its center is a winery that bears his name, in the truest architectural style of the stately palace of the sixteenth century Galician. Twelve acres of grape vineyards albariño of the highest quality with a clear objective, the development of a albariño deserves a prominent place among the best wines in Spain.

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Reviews of La Comtesse 2016


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4 /5

To drink in good company.
The La Comtesse is of a very pale yellow. Smell a bit like lemon grass. The taste reminded me to coffee.
The perfect accompaniment for baked fish.
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Reviews of other vintages of La Comtesse 20162013


Peach, laurel, floral, fragrant, oily, adulzonado. 92 points
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La Comtesse de Pazo Barrantes 2013

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