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Martin Codax Burgáns Albariño Rias Baixas

Wine Details

Varietal

Albariño

Style

White

Region

Rias BaixasSpain

Wine Description

(2013 Vintage) Pale gold. Powerful scents of pineapple,mango and white flowers, with a chalky overtone. Supple and round in the mouth, offering juicy tropical fruit flavors and a bracing note of lemon zest. The floral note comes back on the long, broad finish.

(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
    (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.