Campos de Celtas
Campos de Celtas,
Single varietal Albariño from the Condado sub-region of the Rias Baixas.
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Campos de Celtas, the Place
Rias Baixas is the Atlantic region where most Albariño is grown and much of the region can be found pretty much right along the coast. Part of the DO, however, is further inland, up the valley of the River Minho, which actually forms the border between Spain and Portugal. This area is warmer, being away from the coast and sees better drained vineyards growing on hillsides
Albariño, grown up high to save it from humidity
The name. “Celtas” means Celts, one of the ancient peoples of Europe, who the Romans pushed to the edges of the empire, in places like the wild north-west coast of Spain, today known as Galicia, ‘land of the Gauls’. The label….
Albariño grown on a ‘parral’ or pergola type system in the Miño valley, some 40km from the sea