To date, this year’s best value among Spanish white wines is this simple but lovely fruit bomb of an Albariño from the quality-driven Martín Códax cooperative. It literally overflows with peach blossom aromas and melon flavors. Brightly labeled with orange print, it’s hard to miss. And you wouldn’t want to.
Simply delicious white wine with lip-smacking freshness, bright peach and apple flavors, and clarity from front to back. It’s a little leesy but a lot more crisp and oceanic, with a well-cut body and mild citrus undertones throughout.
Burgáns is supposed to be the “commercial” wine from the Martín Códax co-op in Salnes, but we like it almost as much as the Códax itself. It’s round and ripe, with some heft to the nose and body. Flavors of nectarine and macerated white grapes are tasty, and the finish is secure and substantive. Drink right away and enjoy. Imported by European Cellars LLC.
This is a tasty, fairly round rendition of Albariño. Dry, with mineral and grass elements, it also displays an intriguing faint orange-tangerine element throughout. The wine maintains a clean crispness without being sharp. This will seem soft to some Albariño purists—and it is—but it’s flavorful and will make converts for the grape among consumers previously…