Thanks to the efforts of Antonio González, vineyard manager at Bodegas Fillaboa, and all of his team, this winery situated in Salvaterra de Miño (Pontevedra), has been recognised for their winegrowing tasks by the prestigious British Master of Wine Tim Atkin in its Rías Baixas 2023 Special Report. Furthermore, the wine critic and journalist has awarded 96, 94 and 92 points respectively to the three 100% albariño wines made by this winery in the Province of Pontevedra: La Fillaboa 1898 2016, Fillaboa Selección Finca Monte Alto 2020 and Fillaboa 2022.
Tim Atkins also mentions in his article that “these wines are balanced and fresh” a comment made to him by the oenologist from Bodegas Fillaboa about the Albariño wines from Fillaboa during his visit to the winery in the month of July.
About Bodegas Fillaboa
Fillaboa is a historical Galician estate which has remained indivisible for centuries and is one of the largest, oldest and most beautiful in Galicia and the only one that, due to its special features, forms part of the Grandes Pagos de España Association. Behind the 1,600-metre-thick stone wall that protects the property, lie the vineyards, the winery and the spectacular, reconstructed stately manor.
Fifty hectares of Albariño grape vineyards, planted on rolling slopes, form the Fillaboa estate which has a total of 74 hectares divided into 12 plots on the natural border with Portugal, alongside the Tea and Miño Rivers. The granite-based soils, Atlantic climate and mild temperatures due to the proximity of the sea, make Fillaboa a privileged place to grow the native Albariño grape.