Alberto Orte

Alberto Orte

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Country of Origin: Spain
Location: Spain
People: Alberto Orte, Winemaker

Items

Alberto Orte 2019 'Muti' Albarino, Rias Baixas DO Login In Stock
Alberto Orte 2017 'Atlantida' Blanco, Vino de la Tierra de Cadiz Login <1 Case
Alberto Orte 2018 'Atlantida' Blanco, Vino de la Tierra de Cadiz Login AG 93 In Stock
Alberto Orte 2010 'La Antigua' Clasico Rioja Reserva DOCa Login In Stock
Alberto Orte 2015 'A Portela' Mencia, Valdeorras DO Login In Stock
Alberto Orte 2015 'Elo' Monastrell, Yecla DO Login Special Order Item
Alberto Orte 2012 'La Antigua' Clasico Crianza, Rioja DOCa Login In Stock
Alberto Orte 2017 'Vara y Pulgar' Tintilla, Vino de la Tierra de Cadiz Login In Stock
Alberto Orte 'Poniente' Amontillado VORS Sherry, Jerez DO Login <1 Case
Alberto Orte 'Poniente' Fino Sherry, Jerez DO Login On Order

Native Spaniards Patrick Mata and Alberto Orte founded Olé Imports (now Olé & Obrigado) in 1999 while in college. Both Patrick and Alberto come from families who have been producing wine in Spain since the 1800s. In fact, the first wines they sold in the U.S. were from Alberto’s family in Montilla.

In 2003, Patrick and Alberto established another company that was directly involved in the production of Iberian wines: Vinos Atlántico. Together, they set out to discover new production areas, to discover unique and compelling vineyards, and to recover old vines and native varieties with the intention of producing handcrafted, terrior-driven wines to export to the United States. Wildly successful, the Vinos Atlántico’s portfolio now encompasses 18 different appellations across the Iberian Peninsula.

Alberto Orte Vinos is a division of Vinos Atlántico that highlights wines farmed and vinified by Alberto from beginning to end, thus warranting his talent and status as one of the great active vintners in Spain. Alberto is intent on rescuing nearly extinct grape varieties such as Tintilla and Vijiriega in the DO region of Cádiz in southwestern Andalucía, and elaborating wines of place. From Valdeorras to Rioja to Cadiz, Alberto is passionately producing extraordinary and iconic wines that hearken back to Spain’s incredible winemaking history. His taciturn demeanor belies an acute intellect and profound talent for extrapolating what he has learned from history and making it new again.

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Instagram: @albertoorte75

Reviews

  • Alberto Orte 2018 'Atlantida' Blanco, Vino de la Tierra de Cadiz
    Vinous
    Rating: 93 (3/18/2021)

    Bright, sharply delineated and highly perfumed on the nose, displaying smoky, mineral-accented citrus and orchard fruit scents and building suggestions of pungent flowers and iodine. Dry and nervy on the palate, offering incisive, smoke-tinged Meyer lemon, pear and buttered toast qualities that deepen steadily with air. Clings with strong tenacity on the finish, leaving behind vibrant floral and citrus fruit notes. There's something Burgundian, maybe Meursault, going on here. Fermented in French oak demi-muids and raised in stainless steel tanks.