Albariño

  • Grape
  • alba-reen-yo

One of the most delightfully refreshing whites from the Iberian Peninsula, mostly found growing in cooler areas close to the sea where it attains briny flavours.

Primary Flavors

  • Lemon Zest

  • Grapefruit

  • Honeydew Melon

  • Nectarine

  • Saline

Taste Profile

  • Dry
  • Light Body
  • Low/None Tannin
  • High Acidity
  • 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Ice-Cold
    38–45°F / 3–7°C
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $14.00

Food Pairing

A friend to all things from the sea, Albariño pairs exceptionally well with white fish and meats as well as leafy green herbs. Try it with fish tacos.

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