|89||International Wine Review||This Txakoli is incredibly fresh and bright. It offers light effervescence, citrus, and tangy acidity with a saline note and creamy texture. Fermented in stainless steel and aged on the lees for a few months prior to bottling. Readers who like Vinho Verde will enjoy this wine even more. 100% estate grown near the Atlantic.
"Spanish Wines of Value and Quality" - June 20, 2019
|89||View from the Cellar||The 2018 Txakoli Malda” from Txakoli Zudugarai is composed entirely from the Hondurrabi Zuri grape and is a lovely example of this lightly effervescent and minerally, dry white wine. The bouquet wafts from the glass in a mix of tart pear, lime peel, salty minerality and a topnote of lemongrass. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied, bright and slightly spritzy, with good intensity of flavor, zesty acids and a long, tasty finish. Good juice. 2020-2023.
Issue # 85 - January/February 2020
|Martha Stewart (Web)||Txakoli Getariako Malda 2018 shows the tart, zesty side of Txakoli; think green melon, Granny Smith apples, lime zest, and fresh herbs with a mineral finish.
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|91||Wine Review Online||Fresh renditions of well-made Txakoli (say, “chah-kuh-lee”) is undoubtedly among the handful of most refreshing wines in the world—if not the single most refreshing, even surpassing Portugal’s Vinho Verde. Both are picked early to retain acidity and keep alcohol down, and are also bottled early with some residual carbon dioxide from the natural fermentation process, adding just a bit of spritz that provides even more “lift” and refreshment value. This is a particularly successful example of the breed, with wonderful aromas and flavors recalling squeezed lime juice and tart green apple. If you love acidic wines, this is the ticket, and if you love unadorned, freshly shucked oysters, this is the ticket to heaven.
|90||Washington Wine Blog||Made from Hondarribi Zurri grapes, this shows a wonderful degree of freshness with layers of salted Marcona almond, lime rind and white grapefruit with a great veil of tension and length. Enjoy this beautiful wine loaded with mouth-watering acidity, over the next several years. Drink 2020-2025.
Dr. Owen J. Bargreen, CS - July 2020