Bodegas Santiago Ruiz “Rias Baixas” White Blend 2019 - Galicia, SP
Varietals: 74% Albarino, 10% Loureiro, 7% Godello, 5% Treixadura, and 4% Caino Blanco
Clear and bright yellow. Intense and complex nose showcasing aromas of fruit (apple, pear, apricot), herbs (lemon verbena, aniseed) and mineral notes. Full bodied, its fruity complexity returns combined with wet-stone minerality on the palate prior to a long and crisp finish. The combination of five native grape varieties to Rias Baixas makes this a wine with a uniquely distinct character.
Santiago Ruiz is located in an idyllic, peaceful setting surrounded by several acres of old vines trellised in the traditional style. Lovingly housed in a charming 17th century building, the winery perfectly combines time-honored tradition with the very latest advances in technology.
The estate is based in the heart of the municipality of Tomiño. Here, in a spectacular expanse of soils rich in minerals and surrounded by forests, 94 acres of native grape varieties true to the area are cultivated: Albariño, Loureiro, Treixadura, Caiño Blanco and Godello. In 2007 Santiago Ruiz completed construction on a new winery in Tomiño, at the foot of the vineyards equipped with the most advanced technology.