Category: Albariño

Albert Who? No…Albariño!

2008 Orballo Albariño Rías Baixas, Galicia, Spain This is the second Albariño I’ve reviewed on CorkEnvy (see the first one here).  The Rib and I love Albariños.  Love them.  This is a great varietal that is appropriate with nothing more than you and your gentleman (or lady) lover and a blanket on the cool grass under a large oak tree… Read more →

2009 Bodegas Couto Albariño Rías Baixas Serra da Estrela, Galicia, Spain

Albariño is grown primarily in the Galicia region of Spain.  The white wines made from the Albariño grape are known for their crisp acidity as well as their fruit and floral notes.  Albariño is sometimes likened to Viognier (for its fruit and floral notes) or Riesling (for its sometimes spicier notes).  This is an excellent varietal to serve chilled during… Read more →