Our 2021 Albariño exudes fresh mango and warm citrus with a touch of minerality. On the palate, vibrant flavors of crisp apple and honeydew are accented with a hint of tropical fruit. The clean acidity is balanced by a subtle richness in the mouthfeel, bringing depth to this well-rounded wine. Pairs perfectly with a good time!
The Mettler family heritage honors over 100 years and six generations of farming in Lodi with the release of our Albariño. This varietal has been grown in Galicia on the north-western coast of Spain, and northwest Portugal for around 900 years and is known to be Spain’s most popular white wine. While gaining popularity among US consumers, there are only about 250 acres of Albariño grown in California. It is noted for its distinctive botanical aromas, crisp acidity and complexity.
Our Albariño vineyard is located in the Mokelume River sub-appellation, in the heart of Lodi. This historical growing region is known for its Tokay-fine sandy loam soil and breezy cool evenings. It was hand-picked, followed by whole-cluster pressing, which allows for a less astringent more delicate wine since it spends less time on the stems and skins.
89 Points - Wine Enthusiast
"This wine is fresh and fruity in aroma but also has a more buttery, concentrated aspect that develops on the palate despite being unoaked. Apricot and apple notes are tempered by light vanilla accents, and the texture is quite smooth.."
Silver Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2021
Appellation | Lodi
Varietal Composition |
Cooperage | Cold-fermented in stainless steel. No malolactic fermentation or oak
Total Acidity | 0.62 g/100ml
Total pH | 3.27
Alcohol | 13.5%
Cases Produced | 1000
Bottle Size | 750 ml
Suggested Retail Price | $ 19.99