Fillaboa Albariño 2009, Do Rías Baixas

Other White Other White
Spain

$12.95 (214171)

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May 14, 2011

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Here's an uncommonly flavourful, ripe, mineral, nuanced example of albariño from leading producer Fillaboa, sharing...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Nose of powdered almond, lemon meringue and tree resin. Quite distinctive with candied lemon, apricot, white peach, a...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This pours bright lemon. The nose is bit reserved but pure and fresh with pineapple, lemon, vague herbs and candle...

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Community Reviews (1)

Barbara D. Ritchie
Barbara D. Ritchie

Albarino originated in and is the flagship varietal of the Rias Baixas region in the Galicia region of northwest Spain. Thick skinned, this wine has bracing acidity, with a strong underlying minerality. Light gold in colour, it has a floral nose with forward lemon and white grapefruit flavours.

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