Adur 2012 is a very pale straw in color with a greenish hint. The nose offers green apple, green plum and herb notes. The palate is crisp, bright and very lively with only the slightest hint of fizz. On the mid-palate zesty lime, saline and mineral tones emerge with a richness and intensity unusual for Txakoli, which carries into a long, complex and smooth finish. A beautiful expression of what the native Basque grape Hondarrabia Zuri can achieve when treated seriously. WA 90

Adur is a very small, vineyard-driven winery comprised of small plots set in the hills overlooking the seaside Basque town of Getaria in the north of Spain. Their dedication to their vineyards and non-interventionist approach make for a deeper style of Txakoli—more akin to single vineyard Sancerre than lighter more frizzante, traditional Txakoli. [More on Adur]

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Technical Information

Press Ratings: WA 90

Region: Basque Country

Appellation: Getaraiko Txakolina DO

Blend: 100% Hondarrabi Zuri

Aging Level: -

Style: -

Color: White

Sparkle: Still

Sweetness: Dry

Fortification: Unfortified

Elaboration Details:
Fermented in a stainless steel tanks at low temperatures between 12-14 °C, in a total absence of oxygen to avoid oxidation and loss of flavor. Aged on its own lees for four months.

SWE Portfolio: Boutique Wine

Suggested Retail Price (SRP): $24