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Spyro

Spyro
2014 Albarino, Rias Baixas

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Albarino

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 12.5%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$15.99
Best Buy

Spyro
2014 Albarino, Rias Baixas

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Albarino

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 12.5%
Pale yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of peach and pear tarts, praline, and delicate spice with a silky, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, delightful, medium-long finish displaying suggestions of orange, lemon spritzed green apple, and earth with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A delicious, zesty Albariño that is sure to please.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth, Fruity & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: peach and pear tarts, praline, and delicate spice
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with suggestions of orange, lemon spritzed green apple, and earth
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Sautéed Shrimp With Yellow And Red Peppers, Chicken Tacos, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A delicious, zesty Albariño that is sure to please.

The Importer

Biagio Cru

The Importer
73 Powerhouse Rd
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
USA
1 516-299-4344

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Albarino

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Albariño is a white grape grown in Portugal and Spain (Rias Baixas in north west Spain, near the border with Portugal, is a famous Albariño zone).

The wines are aromatic, aged only in steel and feature exotic aromatics of honeysuckle, peach, melon and orange blossom. Medium-bodied, the wines are dry or off-dry and have very good natural acidity. They are meant to be enjoyed young (within the first year or two after the vintage) and are ideal with shellfish (especially crayfish) and most seafood.