Category Archives: Rias Baixas

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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