Albariño (Galician pronunciation: [alβaˈɾiːɲo]) or Alvarinho (Portuguese: [aɫvaˈɾiɲu]) is a variety of white wine grape grown in Galicia (northwest Spain), Monção and Melgaço (northwest Portugal), where it is used to make varietal white wines.Albariño is actually the Galician name for the grape. In Portugal it is known as Alvarinho, and sometimes as Cainho Branco.It was presumably brought to Iberia by Cluny monks in the twelfth century[citation needed].
Posts about Albarino
  • Camp Fire Wines

    … and trying them randomly….2009 was indeed a superb wine. Soft cherry fruit, pepper, bramble, hint of clove spice, mint – we had these with wild boar and sage sausage and merguez, with harrissa mayonnaise. Being from California I’ll always have soft spot for zinfandel, this guy is a benchmark for the rest. 2009 Ridge Geyserville Me and Bonny Doon…

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  • Foodie Friday: Appetizer Edition

    … Michael Shaps’ Odette, or Chrysalis’ Albariño. Bon appétit! Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in Foodie Fridays and tagged albarino, appetizer, avocado, Chrysalis, crostini, Flora Springs, food, gourmet, Michael Shaps, odette, petit manseng, pistachio, sauvignon blanc. Bookmark the permalink.…

    Cuvee Communiquéin Sauvignon Blanc- 3 readers -
  • New Year's Eve Resolutions For My Readers

    … stuff all the time. There are so many wonderful beverages out there to taste, to see if you can find some new favorites. Break out of your rut and endeavor to try something new on a regular basis. If you mainly drink Chardonnay, venture out and try some other white wines, such as Gruner Veltliner, Trebbiano or Albarino. Try Sherry, Sake, Japanese…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • Happy Boxing Day-Wine of the Day December 26, 2014

    …, with the addition of Trout Gulch Vineyard, the Gruner Veltliner, and there is Grenache Blanc and Albarino in the pipeline, plus these Mary Katherine organic offerings. Alfaro’s estate in Corralitos is a must visit if you tour the South Santa Cruz Mountains, not far from Aptos and the cold Pacific of the North Monterey Bay. The 2013 Mary Katherine… 3 readers -
  • 2014 Christmas Special – Episode #319

    … Author: Mark Fusco+ • 12/22/2014 San Antonio, TX In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark tastes wine from Spain. These are wines that might be found in a Spanish Christmas dinner. Wines reviewed are the NV Freixenet Carta Nevada Brut, the 2013 Burgans Albarino, the 2005 Valleron Rioja Gran Reserva, and the El Maestro Sierra Oloroso 15…

    Mark Fusco/ Video Wine Reviews and Education - 1337 Wine- 3 readers -
  • Some lovely wines with the Noble Rot guys

    … are tasting blind). Piedrasassi White 2011 Central Coast, California A blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Albarino. An orange wine. Lovely perfumed aromatics. Lively and ripe with peach, citrus and floral notes. Good balance with some grip under the sweet fruit. Quite thrilling. 93/100 Lafarge Volnay Clos des Chenes 1994 Burgundy, France Dan bought…

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  • Italian Barbera wines dazzle in taste test

    … in price. I also rate this wine at 89 Points. I purchased this wine at the Redwood City Costco. Pedro Martinez Alesanco Blanco 2013 – $9.99 K&L Wines I love Spanish white wines, especiallly Albarino and Viura wines. I received an email Alert from K&L Wines recommending the Pedro Martinez Alesanco Blanco 2013. Boy, was I disappointed…

    Wine Values and Bargains- 32 readers -
  • who what wine: this year’s grapey gift guide

    … delicious and my fave from all my travels in Rias Baixas. Great acid and very elegant. $23 here J Vineyards Vin Gris: Just loved this rosé – rich strawberry fruit and super refreshing ($20 here). Poivre et Sel Pineau d’Aunis: I so dig this light and fruity red! It’s a blend of Pineau d’Aunis and 20% Gamay that’s blueberry, cranberry and earthy…

    grapefriendin Pinot Noir Syrah Merlot- 2 readers -
  • Three Rías Baixas Albariños

    … Mendoza 3 Crianzas Rías Baixas Albariño 2012, Spain (£12.45 Moreno Wines) A year older, and those heady vanilla and peach edges have been joined by hints of pineapple juice. But once again, those rich flavours are bolstered by a lovely fresh backbone, with a bracing saline bite adding to the party. S- Tags: Video Categorised in: Albarino, Rias Baixas, Video, wine, Wine Education…

    Drinking Outside The Box- 1 readers -
  • Pedralonga

    … L’arrivée surprise Nous revenions d’une visite incroyable à Pazo Baión avec des gens chaleureux, un décor bucolique, une dégustation de très bons albariños accompagnés de délicieux petits tapas. En m’assoyant dans l’autobus, je me suis dit que la prochaine visite ne pourrait être aussi extra. On nous informe que le vignoble Pedralonga est à 30…

    L'Apprentie Sommelière- 1 readers -
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