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Martín Códax Albarino 2011 Wine Review

Martín Códax Albarino 2011

Martín Códax Albarino 2011

D.O., Rías Baixas, Spain

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2012-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Martín Códax

Agent: E&J Gallo Winery Canada Ltd.

Product: 984906

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Lovely lemon lift and lime vibrancy throughout this medium-bodied wine. Clean, crisp and refreshing without any heavy oak. Great aperitif or companion to a wide range of dishes. Crisp and clean on the finish. Very nice!

Albarino food pairings: seafood, salads, vegetarian dishes.

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This was reviewed July 6, 2013 by

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Heather Wall CS; WSET Certified rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

I have been seeing more Albarinos at the LCBO of late. That makes me very happy! Brilliant straw yellow in the glass. Medium body. Overviews of citrus, green apple, vanilla and perfume. Thirst busting with the citrus notes and good acidity. We enjoyed as a humidity breaking sipper. I second @NatalieMacLean in that it is an excellent salad wine.
Martín Códax is the largest producer in the region, but his wines always taste beautifully handmade. This is the first write up ever of the spectacular 2011 albariño and it will grab every one of your taste buds and give them a terrific work out. With delicate floral notes and a bracing apple and lemon balm theme this is a heavenly wine. Source: Matthew Jukes, matthewjukes.com, April 21, 2012

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