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Bodegas Margon

Bodegas Margon Albarin, Leon, Spain

Bodegas Margon Albarin, Leon, Spain

2021 Bodegas Margon Albarin, Leon, Spain

Overview: Embrace Leon's vibrant expression with the 2021 Bodegas Margon Albarin. Crafted by the visionary hands of Raúl Pérez, this wine emerges from the stony and clay-laden soils of Villamañán and Parajes de Los Oteros. Each bottle is a testament to the rich, 60-year-old vineyards, producing a wine that carries its ancient terroir's soul and mineral drive. This limited edition of 2870 bottles encapsulates the innovative spirit and meticulous care that define Bodegas Margon.

Product Details:

  • Region: Leon, Spain
  • Grape Type: 100% Albarín
  • Total Production: 2,870 bottles
  • Vineyard Location: Villamañán and Parajes de Los Oteros
  • Vineyard Age: 60 years
  • Average Yield: 16 hl/ha
  • Soil Type: Stony top layer with clay below
  • Altitude: 700-800 meters
  • Vinification: Fermented in wood foudre with controlled temperature using native yeasts
  • Aging: 9 months in French oak barrels
  • Malolactic Fermentation: Yes, in barrels
  • Filtration: Microfiltration

Sensory Description: The 2021 Albarin shines a bright yellow with subtle greenish hues, delivering a silky, fresh intensity on the palate. Notes of apple blend seamlessly with tropical and nutty undertones, highlighted by critical accents, all ensconced in a robust mineral framework. This textural composition evokes comparisons to Chenin Blanc, marked by its lively acidity and depth.

The Winemaker's Background: Raúl Pérez, renowned as the Best Winemaker of the World in 2014 and 2016, crafts wines of singular character at Bodegas Margon. With a philosophy of "simple complexity," Pérez emphasizes minimal intervention to capture the distinct voice of the vineyard, delivering wines with an unmistakable stamp of authenticity. His approach results in wines that reflect their environment and carry a soulful resonance.

Serving Suggestions: Serve this exquisite Albarin at around 54°F. It pairs delightfully with seafood dishes and creamy pastas or as a sophisticated companion to light, herb-infused appetizers. Its vibrant acidity and complex profile make it a perfect match for goat cheese salads or grilled vegetables.

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