Martin Códax Albariño 2014

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Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Martin Codax Albarino 2014

Produced by: Bodegas Martin Codax
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alc./vol: 12%

Proof: 24°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Spain 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
Acidity: 6.3g/L
Residual Sugar: 3.5g/L

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 02/03/2017

Appearance:

Clear, pale golden with greenish tinges.

Aroma:

Gooseberry, pear, light honey, apple and honeysuckle with lime zest.

Taste:

Tart lime and grapefruit zest with crisp apple, jasmine, lime zest and herbal notes.

Aftertaste:

Herbal and grassy with tart gooseberry, apple, grapefruit and lime zest.

Overall:

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.

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