Familia Torres

Penedès, Spain

Pazo das Bruxas, DO Rías Baixas — 2018

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  • The Estate

    • DO Rías Baixas
  • Vintage Report

    • The 2018 vintage was rainy, with most of the rainfall occurring during winter dormancy, normal precipitation levels during the vegetative cycle, and a dry summer. Temperatures were largely normal throughout the year except for the ripening period, which was much hotter than usual.

  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: In stainless steel under controlled temperature for 16 days
    • Maceration: 6 hours of skin contact
    • Bottled: March 2019
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Albariño
    • Alcohol: 12.5%
    • TA: 6.7 g/L
    • p H: 3.37
    • RS: 0.5g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Delicate pale gold in color. Seductive, with exquisitely fine floral (lime blossom) and fruit (lemon) notes against a backdrop reminiscent of quince jam. Intense and flavorful on the palate, with delicate, subtle fruit acidity.



  • Familia Torres Pazo das Bruxas, DO Rías Baixas — 2018 – James Suckling – 92 Points

    A bright and delicious albarino suggesting fresh herbs and yuzu. Full-bodied with a waxy core of preserved lemons, but the acidity is cutting and pure. So delicious to drink now.