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Bodegas La Cana Navia Albarino 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - (aged for 11 months in 600-liter French oak casks, one-third of them new): Brilliant yellow-gold. Potent, mineral-laced citrus and...
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Burgans Albarino Rias Baixas 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - Light yellow. An exotically perfumed bouquet evokes ripe melon, nectarine and mango, with hints of lemon pith and ginger adding urgency...
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Eidos De Padrinan Albarino Rias Baixas 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - Bright yellow. Ripe, mineral-drenched pit and orchard fruit scents are complemented by suggestions of honey, jasmine and orange zest....
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Finca De Arantei Albarino Single Vineyard 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - Light, bright yellow. High-pitched citrus and orchard fruit scents show good clarity and a hint of succulent herbs. Juicy and focused on...
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Marques De Murrieta Albarino Pazo Barrantes 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - Pale gold. Ginger- and mineral-tinged citrus and orchard fruits on the nose and palate, with a sexy floral nuance gaining strength with...
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Morgadio Albarino Legado Del Conde 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - Light, bright yellow. Vibrant, focused aromas of melon and nectarine accented by an enlivening touch of orange zest. Sappy and focused...

Albarino Galicia

The pale skinned grapes of the Albarino varietal have been grown in and around Spain and Portugal for almost a thousand years, where they are highly enjoyed and prized by the locals for their distinctive aroma, and sharp, tart acidity levels. Over the past century, their influence has spread to the New World, and many vineyards keen to emulate the white wines of Spain have had considerable success with this varietal. The light bodied wines which are produced from the Albarino grapes have wonderfully aromatic properties, and carry ripe flavors of soft summer fruits, apricot and peach, with a mild and pleasantly bitter after taste brought on by their thick skins. Because of their acidic nature, they are a fantastic match for many Spanish foods, and are best served chilled on a hot day.
The northern Spanish wine region of Galicia is a fascinating one indeed, and is most definitely a wine region to keep your eye on today and in the near future. Once an important center of viticulture and wine trade, Galicia suffered from a huge and devastating economic depression in the 19th century, leaving many of the vineyards untended and useless. However, the 20th century saw various organizations pour money into Galician wine making, thus rebooting the wine industry of this relative wet and windy region on the Atlantic coast. Today, the region is being celebrated for its superb and flavorful blended white wines, made from native grape varietals such as Albarino and Caino Blanca, and is continuing to rebuild itself and regain former glories.