Aged: No age statement
Product of: Spain
The most recognised brand of Albariño, Martin Codax is named after a medieval Galician troubadour whose ballads in Galician-Portuguese extoll love and passion for the sea.
D.O.: Rias Baixas
Variety: 100% Albariño
Performance: 58 Hl/Ha
Fermentation: Stainless steel tanks with temperature control.
Gastronomy: Seafood, Fish, White Meat, Rice, Fresh Cheeses. It Contains: Sulfites
Service Temperature: 12ºc
Residual Sugar: 3.5g/L
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 02/03/2017
Clear, pale golden with greenish tinges.
Gooseberry, pear, light honey, apple and honeysuckle with lime zest.
Tart lime and grapefruit zest with crisp apple, jasmine, lime zest and herbal notes.
Herbal and grassy with tart gooseberry, apple, grapefruit and lime zest.
One of the best-known Albariños, Martin Códax is made by a large cooperative and is consistently good. This 2014 is tart herbal and grassy with citrus and white floral notes.