Mar de Vinas Albarino

"complex and deliciously refreshing albariño. The wine is built on tense acidity that firms the texture and drives the mineral notes through the end." —
Patricio Tapia, Wine & Spirits Magazine
Rias Baixas D.O.
100% Albariño from estate grown fruit average 30-years-old vines
40 meters / decomposed granitic sandy loam
Farming Methods
Traditional methods, Vegan
All fruit was hand harvested and sorted prior to whole cluster pressing in pneumatic press
Fermented in stainless steel tanks for 20 days at low temperature
Aged 3 months with fine lees in stainless steel tank
Suggested Retail Price
Wine Name
Mar de Vinas Albarino 2021
92 (WRO) 91 (OB)
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92 Wine Review Online Adegas Gran Vinum’s “Mar de Viñas” release from the 2021 vintage is terrific and an excellent value as well. This is sourced from the Val do Salnés sub-region of Rias Baixas, and displays fruit that is both generous and open, but also layered and showing emerging complexities even at this very tender age. A streak of saline minerality lends added interest to the classic Albariño fruit profile of stone fruit with citrus edging, and the finish is admirably pure and persistent. Wicked good wine — and deal.
Michael Franz – February 15, 2022
91 Very focused and finesse-driven, this Albarino was sourced from 30 year old vines. Starfruit and almandine notes combine with shades of cut grass on the palate. Lithe and polished, enjoy over the next few years. Drink 2022-2026.
Owen Bargreen - July 20, 2022
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Mar de Vinas Albarino 2022
92 (WRO) 91 (WE) 91 (OB) 89 (VfC)
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92 Wine Review Online One of several releases each year from different plots utilized by Bodegas Gran Vinum, the Mar de Viñas Albariño is terrific from the 2022 vintage. The key to its excellence is a combination of generous palate weight with vibrant flavors energized by excellent acidity and a touch of saline minerality. Although a new vintage of this wine will presumably become available next spring, don’t wait for that on the assumption that this wine is tiring out. It is definitely not, and my guess is that it still hasn’t reached its apex. And as an aside, this would be a great white choice for Thanksgiving feast.
Michael Franz Nov 14, 2023
91 Wine Enthusiast Adegas Gran Vinum 2022 Mar de Viñas (Rías Baixas). Almost clear to the eye, this wine has aromas of peach and jasmine. Peach continues on to the tastebuds and is joined by notes of Bartlett pear, rose petal and a touch of mint tea. It is bright on the palate from first sip to vivid finish. Grapes of Spain.
MIke DeSimone, Issue June/ July 2024
91 2022 Mar de Vinas Albarino- The fresh and lively 2022 Mar de Vinas Albarino comes from 30 year old vines. The wine comes off beautifully textured, with good freshness and concentration. Layers of salted gooseberry and green apple combine with grassy and nutty undertones on the palate. This is seriously good value. Drink 2023-2028.
Owen Bargreen - October, 2023
89 View from the Cellar The Mar de Viñas bottling from Gran Vinum is made from thirty year-old vines. It is fermented in stainless steel and given two months of aging on its fine lees. The 2022 Mar de Viñas offers up a bright and complex nose of lemon, tart pear, ocean breeze, granitic soil tones and a topnote of dried flowers. On the palate the wine is bright, fullish, complex and zesty, with lovely focus and grip, a nice spine of acidity and good length and grip on the wide open finish. Good juice and a fine value. 2023-2030+.
John Gilman - Issue #103 January/February 2023.
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Mar de Vinas Albarino 2023
90 (VfC)
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90 View from the Cellar The 2023 Mar de Viñas bottling from Gran Vinum is a lovely wine made from thirty year- old vines. The bouquet is bright and complex, hopping from the glass in a mix of lime, menthol, wet stone minerality, lemongrass and a topnote of fleur de sel. On the palate the wine is fullish, zesty and complex, with a good core of fruit, fine mineral undertow and grip, a lovely spine of acidity and a long, well balanced finish. This is very tasty juice. 2024-2032+.
John Gilman; Issue 109, January – February 2024
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