Top 100 red wines of Rías Baixas

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Rías Baixas of Rías Baixas as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular of Rías Baixas and the best vintages to taste in this region.

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Discovering the wine region of Rías Baixas

The wine region of Rías Baixas is located in the region of Galice of Spain. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Raúl Pérez or the Domaine Pazo de Rubianes produce mainly wines white, sparkling and red. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Rías Baixas are Albarino, Loureiro and Caino blanco, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Rías Baixas often reveals types of flavors of grapefruit, mint or chamomile and sometimes also flavors of apple blossom, green melon or beeswax.

In the mouth of Rías Baixas is a with a nice freshness. We currently count 460 estates and châteaux in the of Rías Baixas, producing 1016 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Rías Baixas go well with generally quite well with dishes of pasta, shellfish or vegetarian.

Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir

Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Rías Baixas

red wines from the region of Rías Baixas go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or veal such as recipes of bacon stew with lingots du nord, generous flaky quiche or veal curry.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Rías Baixas

On the nose in the region of Rías Baixas often reveals types of flavors of oaky, red fruit or tropical fruit and sometimes also flavors of tree fruit, vegetal or red currant. In the mouth in the region of Rías Baixas is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Rías Baixas

Decanter magazine latest issue: February 2022

Inside the February 2022 issue of Decanter Magazine: FEATURES: Wines of the Year An extraordinary tasting, our best ever, of 126 wines put forward by Decanter’s experts and staff, resulted in these 51 top-scorers Your choice: why you bought that wine But was it really? Rolfe Hanson uncovers a host of decision makers involved in you picking that one bottle Burgundy 2020: vintage report Charles Curtis MW on the standout wines of this exceptional if hot year Producer profile: Château-Grillet Matt ...

Collective Napa Valley wine programme makes debut

Described as a ‘year-round engagement and philanthropy programme’, Collective Napa Valley is the culmination of work to replace the annual Auction Napa Valley event that first started in 1981. The new programme was launched on Monday (10 September), with trade body Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) encouraging wine enthusiasts to sign up. While keeping a philanthropic principle, the new Collective programme is intended to reach a wider group of wine lovers – from high-end collectors to new drinke ...

Rhône 2020: best-value wines

In his Rhône 2020 vintage report Matt Walls found fresh, vibrant and deliciously drinkable wines across the Northern and Southern appellations, with many wines being approachable now. Given that many wines won’t last as long as previous vintages such as 2016, 2017 and 2019, this could make the 2020s great value picks for immediate drinking. Scroll down to see Matt’s best-value Rhône 2020 tasting notes and scores Walls noted that this is the freshest vintage for whites since 2014, so lovers ...