3 wines to try, buy and put by


24th September, 2011


Castro Barona, Albarino, DO Rias Baixas 2010 €12.95 from from vineyardsdirect.ie (89)

When you stand boiling in the unbearable brightness, with your eyes like matchstick-thin slits, two things cross your mind: you can feel the crow’s feet developing and it’s nonsense to suggest Galicia is a corner of Ireland in Spain. However, when autumn sets in this area on Spain’s northwest coast, it does become green, wet and rugged – just like Ireland. And...

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