2011 Talai Berri
2014 Talai Berri
Txakoli DOC ($$)
Tasted: July 14, 2016
Grape Varieties: 90% Hondarribi Zuri; 10% Hondarribi Beltza – Aged in stainless steel tanks.
Region: Basque Country, Spain
Tasting Notes: Bright yellow-green color. Slightly sparkling. On the nose, there are notes of citrus fruits. On the palate, notes of lemon, lime, grapefruit with a distinct minerality of wet stone and salinity. Crisp high but refreshing acidity. Drink young, not suitable for cellaring.
Pair With: Raw oysters, clams, ceviche, fish tacos. [Editorial note: Without question, one of Txakoli’s best pairings is summertime sunshine]