Morgadio Legado del Conde Albarino 2008

Albarino from Rias Baixas, Spain

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Item No. 99667
  • ST91
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

Pale gold. Bright, minty, stony aromas of fresh citrus and pear kissed by ginger. Firm and dry, with bright orange and lemon flavors and a juicy tone to the finish. Almost gentle in the context of Albarino.

Critical Acclaim

"Light yellow-gold. Lemon zest, pear and honeysuckle on the nose. Juicy citrus and bitter pit and orchard fruit flavors are firmed by dusty minerals, which add refreshing lift and incisive character. Dry, mineral-driven and pure, with impressive finishing clarity and minerality. This would work beautifully with fresh shellfish."
91 Points

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Dwight Simar - Saint Martinville, LA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Served at a party with boiled shellfish and oysters : a bg hit . Juicy with a dry finish. Would buy again & again
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Learn About Morgadio Map ItMap It

In 1984 a farm named Morgadio in the Rias Baixas sub district of Condado do Tea near aldea of Albeos was consolidated from multiple existing owners, and planting began. Vineyard areas were gradually expanded to its current 50 acres. Within Rias Baixas there are three sub districts: El Rosal and Val do Salnes on Galicia's rainy Atlantic coast, and Condado do Tea inland on the...

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Learn About Rias Baixas

(REE-ez BUY-shuss) Just above the Portuguese border lies Rias Baixas, Spain's prominent white wine region. Situated in Galacia, the region is wet and rainy with some large temperature changes due to its proximity to the coast. The main grape of note here is Albarino, the white variety known for creating fragrant and fruity wines perfect for seafood. The bottles are easily...

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