Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas Burgáns 2008
The 2006 Burgans Albarino a custom cuvee chosen by importer Eric Solomon is a candidate for Best Buy in the Albarino category. Medium gold-colored the wine has excellent honey mineral orange marmalade and peach aromas and flavors in a just off-dry format. Drink it over the next 12-18 months with grilled salmon tuna and roast chicken. [89 pts Robert Parker]
Bodegas Martín Códax is a co-perative winery that was set up in 1986 with around 300 growers. It is in the capital of the Salnés Valley, Cambados, in the Denomination of Origin "Rías Baixas" of Spain.It was founded by Luciano Amoeda who was al;so instrumental in getting DOC status for the Rias Baixas area in1988. They only use grapes from their own growers rather than bought in grapes
Wonderful mouthfeel. Nice sweet character with nuances of apple. Well structured wine.
Study in acid. Spicy, with a fruit linger. Extremely crisp and clean
89 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Light, bright yellow. Lively lemon and lime aromas are complemented by melon, pear and salty minerals. Juicy and focused, offering brisk citrus and orchard fruit flavors and a late note of smoky herbs. Gains sweetness with air and finishes with an appealing note of fresh pineapple. I like this wine's blend of sweetness and cut."
External Reviews for Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas Burgáns
Albarino is a must for any white wine lover. This 90 point example is a good start.
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