Fruit aromas of lime peel and potpourri lead into this fruity, soft, full and round wine with a very well-balanced and dry finish. Ideal with any seafood dish.
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The vineyards slant upward in wide terraces covering about 300,000 square meters, creating a natural ampitheater facing south. The sloping sand and alluvial hillsides and rocky terrain provide protection from the wind while many hours of direct sun exposure also contribute to an ideal growing environment.
Pazo San Mauro is located in Riax Baixas, in northwestern Spain in the Galicia region, along the Atlantic coastline. Galicia is famous for their Albariño and fresh seafood. The estate is run by Domingo Villars and his son Andreas. Domingo began modernizing the winery 10 years ago by installing stainless steel tanks for controlled fermentation and a cooling system for stabilization.
Pazo San Mauro is situated on the southern banks of the river Mino. The property slants upward in wide terraces covering approximately 300,000 square meters, creating a natural amphitheather. On the top ride reside 16th century buildings of the Pazo and chapel constructed in 1582. For hundreds of years pilgrims had come here to present their wood or wax votive offerings on the day of San Mauro. On the opposite side of the river, rising high above the green vineyard landscape is the medieval Portuguese tower of "Lapel". The sloping hillsides and rocky terrain provide protection from the wind and an optimum growing environment for the vines. In this location, the varietals Albarino, Treixadura, Torrontes and Loueiro flourish in the strong sunlight. The old winery of Pazo San Mauro is partially buried and faces the south side of the large courtyard of the Pazo. The winery is equipped with a pneumatic press, stainless steel barrels for controlled fermentation and cooling system to provide the needed elements for successful fermentation.
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