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A Palate Friendly Albariño

chalkby Andrew Chalk

Albarino from the Spanish area of Rias Baixas in the region of Galicia is one of the most distinctive white wines in the world. The climate is rainy and cool, making for verdant landscapes and rolling hills that more closely resemble northern Europe than Andalusia. The most famous wine of this area is a piquant white made from 100% Albariño where high acid is the corollary of a cool growing season and ageing in stainless steel rather than oak preserves the fruit flavors of the Albariño grape.           Continue reading

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