Familia Torres

Penedès, Spain

Pazo das Bruxas, DO Rías Baixas — 2020

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • In old country houses known as “pazos”, surrounded by forests and vineyards, Galician witches conjured up spirits through magic and dance. And so the sap, the lifeblood, coursed through the vines, filling them with vitality. Like the Albariño grapes that give birth to this wine.

    • Appellation: DO Rías Baixas
  • Vintage Report

    • In 2020, temperatures during the vineyard’s growth cycle were higher than the year previous, but normalized during the grape ripening period. In terms of precipitation, it rained considerably less until August, after which rainfall was more abundant, and cumulative precipitation was higher than that recorded for the same period in 2019.

  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: In stainless steel under controlled temperature for 16 days
    • Maceration: 2 hours of skin contact
    • Bottled: May 2021
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Albariño
    • Alcohol: 13%
    • TA: 6.8 g/L
    • p H: 3.24
    • RS: 1.2 g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Brilliant pale gold color. Delicate and fragrant, with fine floral, lime blossom and lemon marmalade notes. Silky and savory on the palate, elegantly structured.



  • Familia Torres Pazo das Bruxas, DO Rías Baixas — 2020 – James Suckling – 90 Points

    Sliced apple, apricot, seashell and lemon on the nose. Light-to medium-bodied with sharp acidity. Fresh, stony and saline.