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Semieffervescent sweetness!

Monday, November 09, 2009

Brand NameSalneval
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Wine NameCosecha
Vintage (Year)2008
AVAGalicia Rias Baixas
CountrySpain
Wine ClassWhite
Wine TypeAlbarino
Alcohol %12.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating8 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

Albarino is a wonderful grape that seems to be just making inroads into the American market right now. I started seeing it turn up on shelves in the past two years and occasionally on some wine lists. It has a semi-effervescence and a minerally taste with just slight citrus that kind of reminds you of Hoegaarden beer with a lemon in it.

It's nice for food that is lightly spiced to just raw veggies. It would be nice with a seafood salad as well. However, this is not a wine with a lot of flavor, but something more serene and settling. The slight effervescence on your tongue is definitely a good aspect to it.

 

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