Category Archives: Rias Biaxas

2008 La Cana Albarino

la_cana_albarinoPlatinum color. On the nose, youthful, medium+ intensity, pineapple, pear, yellow flowers, grass, lemon rind, mineral, not oaky, with subtle earth. On the palate, dry, medium+ intensity, brilliant acidity, lemon, lime, floral component, slight tropical fruit note, with a fresh clean finish. Nice Albarino descent price point although I’d prefer these wines to be a bit cheaper.    

2007 Bodegas Campante Vina Reboreda

This was referenced as the poor man’s Albarino at the tasting the other day, and performed better than other Spanish whites at twice the price. 20% Treixadura, 20% Godello, 20% Torrontes, and the rest Palomino from low yielding vines. On the nose, youthful bright fruit, melon, citrus, slate, earth, floral element, and no oak to…Continue Reading