Rías Baixas Sub-Region: Ribeira do Ulla DO
When experts parse out nuance in the terroir of Rias Baixas, sub-regions are created to capture those points of difference. Ribeira do Ulla, for example, is the fifth and newest zone focused on white grape Albariño. Formally recognized in 2000, the soils of this inland region are predominantly alluvial. Situated just southeast of Santiago de Compostela and east of Padrón, the town has also earned acclaim for food – its blistered green peppers are a popular tapa.
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