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Martin Codax Burgáns Albariño Rias Baixas

Wine Details

Varietal

Albariño

Style

White

Region

Spain

Wine Description

(2002 Vintage) This Albarino has an attractive yellow lemony colour with greenish tones in the rim. It is bright, clean and has tiny bubbles. Outstanding because of its special intensity and elegance, its aroma brings to mind dew drenched fresh herbs and the perfume of ripe apples and apricots and peaches. On the tongue there is a complex range of flavours among which the freshness of the vegetation from the valley and the essence of this particular varietal are extremely well-enhanced. Persistent, full-bodie...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 08/07
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
  • Wine & Spirits
    (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.