Spain’s Albarino grape continues to make great strides as an alternative to Sauvignon Blanc. Martin Codax’s Rias Baixas Albarino is another great and classic example of what this grape can be: Bright yellow in color, with fresh herbs and light fruit notes on the nose. In the mouth it explodes with lemon, grapefruit, and a little fig flavor. Lots of bright acidity and a clean, refreshing finish. Simple, but quite enjoyable.
A- / $16 / martincodaxwines.com