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Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas Burgáns 2011

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Burgans is made at the famous Bodega Martin Codax by Luciano Almoedo. Luciano was extremely influential in obtaining worldwide recognition not only for Albarino, but also Rias-Baixas. The use of wood is definitively eschewed at the Bodega in order to preserve the natural lift and minerality of the grapes. As such, the wine is fermented and aged in stainless steel with light lees stirring, and is bottled in the spring after harvest.

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Snooth User: Amanda Schuster
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0.00 5
10/31/2011

This is the 2010 vintage. Burgans was my first Albarino and still a go to bottle. A bit more saline than I remember, but still refreshing with classic grapefruit and honeysuckle. Would be awesome with a winter fish stew.


Snooth User: Grace Bettino
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3.00 5
01/09/2013

Light and crisp


Snooth User: BaronVonMismatch
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3.50 5
01/23/2010

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas Burgáns

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
03/26/2013

A custom cuvee made for Eric Solomon from this large producer, this 2011 Albarino reveals loads of tropical fruit, white peach, honeysuckle and apricot notes along with medium body and a fresh, lively style. The crisp acid and abundant fruit make this a hedonistic, crowd-pleasing, dry white to drink over the next 1–2 years.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
08/15/2013

Burgans is the first Albariño I tasted many years ago, and it remains as one of my all-time favorite Spanish white wines. Consistent in quality, it has depth of flavor, balanced acidity and a long, luscious finish. Awesome pairing: mussels in saffron butter sauce.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
04/07/2015

The 2011 Albarino begins well with an attractive, well-defined nose with hints of white peach and green apples. The palate is fresh and nicely balanced. It is not a complex Albarino, but it is clean and vibrant with pear and hints of orange peel towards the finish. That will do nicely at this price. Drink now.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
04/07/2015

This lean white isn’t as exciting or full bodied as in prior years but it’s still a good quaffer. Mild peach and apple aromas lead to a tangy, semi-sharp palate with lemon, orange and underripe nectarine flavors. On the finish, it loses some snap and turns wheaty tasting. Drink immediately.


External Review
02/05/2013

A refreshing food friendly white wine, Albarino is crisp, elegant and dry and has aromas and flavors of pear, passion fruit and apple with bright acidity.


External Review
10/16/2012

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.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
08/26/2013

Burgans is the first Albariño I tasted many years ago, and it remains as one of my all-time favorite Spanish white wines. Consistent in quality, it has depth of flavor, balanced acidity and a long, luscious finish. Awesome pairing: mussels in saffron butter sauce. Food pairing: Asian, poultry, seafood, spicy foods Flavor type: fruit-forward Body type: light-medium Finish: crisp


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Burgans is made at the famous Bodega Martin Codax by Luciano Almoedo. Luciano was extremely influential in obtaining worldwide recognition not only for Albarino, but also Rias-Baixas. The use of wood is definitively eschewed at the Bodega in order to preserve the natural lift and minerality of the grapes. As such, the wine is fermented and aged in stainless steel with light lees stirring, and is bottled in the spring after harvest.

Dietary Information: Organic


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