Category Archives: Rias Baixas

Two 2015 Rias Baixas Albariño – James Melendez

La Val Rias Baixas Albariño 2015 Scent characterisation:  mineral, white stone fruit, and orange blossom and flavour characterisation white peach, apricot, almond and white tea. Maior de Mendoza Rias Baixas Fulgent Albariño 2015 Scent characterisation: green citrus, white tea, sesame, and … Continue reading

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Bodegas As Laxas Rias Baixas Albariño – 2010 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Dry, flinty – Kaffir lime, yellow citrus peel, fresh almond, and slight white pepper. Varietal: Albariño ¡Salud! *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2011 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Laxas Albarino Rias Baixas Albariño – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Ripe white nectarine, Piñon, anise and hint of vanilla. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Condes de Albarei Rias Baixas Albariño – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Forrelle pear, thyme, and almond.  Scent of honeysuckle and sagebrush. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez … Continue reading

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Paco y Lola Rias Baixas Albariño – 2008 – 9.3 –James Melendez

Snowbright white peach, Cardamom, and mid-summer herb garden. Evocative scent of white flowers and Hibiscus. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: … Continue reading

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Rosalia de Castro Rias Baixas Albariño – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Named after the Galician writer and poet Rosalia de Castro; and how appropriate—a lyrical white wine—Albariño—aptly dry; abundant acid; and a broad spectrum of flavor characteristics.  Notes of green apple, subtle detection of nutmeg, New Mexico pine nuts and anise. … Continue reading

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Martin Codax Rias Baixas Albariño – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Braised Comice pear, Kaffir lime, slight hazelnut and fennel. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Laxas Rias Baixas Albariño – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Unpretentious, where acid and fruit are in a harmonious play with each other and give a wine that is distinct.  This wine presents with notes of citron, dried banana, mid-summer mission fig and slight hint of cardamom. *** A plethora … Continue reading

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Aires de Arosa Rias Baixas Albariño – 2005 – 8.8 – James Melendez

Rich and racy acid; low alcohol make for a perfect wine for food, in particular, shell fish; complex wine with bold spice – nutmeg, allspice but do not overpower the white Heirloom tomato and white nectarine. ¡Salud! *** A plethora … Continue reading

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Nora Rias Baixas Albariño – 2004 – 8.7 – James Melendez

Nora Albariño a wondrous wine to enjoy as a stand-alone wine or with food; an excellent seafood wine or with Spanish almonds. This wine gives abundance of fresh cut grass, Meyer lemon zest, Granny Smith apple, kiwi, and Adriatic fig. … Continue reading

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