Original
317 Ratings
Martin Codax Albarino Rias Baixas
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Wine Details

Region

Spain

Wine Description

(From 2007 Vintage) This is one of this co-op's best-balanced, easy-to-like bottlings we can remember. The bouquet is clean as a whistile, with pear, apple and slate. Graceful on the palate, with citrus and green apple flavors. A little lim carves shape into the long finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2013 Vintage) APPEARANCE A bright greenish yellow colour with golden highlights. NOSE A uniquely fruity aroma where the variety is clearly appreciated, highlighting hints of ripe apples, apricots, and peach aromas. PALATE In the mouth, it is rich, mellow and well-balanced. The aftertaste is fully rounded and off dry on the palate with juicy fruit flavours, clean acidity and a long, mineral-dominated finish.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 08/07
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2010 Vintage) An explosively exotic nose of dried apricots, ripe peaches, and honeysuckle is followed by a medium-bodied wine with delicious fruit and purity. Completely tank-fermented and aged, this is Spainrsquo;s answer to Francersquo;s exotic, honeyed wines from Cordrieu. Sadly, the 1998 vintage produced an extremely small crop because of spring frosts. This offering, the ideal Spanish aperitif, or a wine to serve with a multitude of seafood dishes, should be consumed during its first year because of its fragile perfume.