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Financial Times

Published:  23 July, 2008

JANCIS ROBINSON MW discovers a whole new category of wine known as Vinos Atlnticos 'all of them bracing wines with very different local personalities but all given tension by the cooling influence of the Atlantic'. She goes on to give some background on the four main members of the Atlantic club: Vinho Verde ('to me smells like laurel leaves'), Ras Baixas (manage[s] to pack an impressive amount of pure & fruit into the bottle'), Txakoli ('as an apritif it is in a class of its own') and Iroulguy ('if Txakoli is the white wine of Spanish Basque country, Iroulguy is its French counterpart').