Cards of Wine

Albariño (Spain)

Albariño is Spain's most famous white wine.

Profile

Albariño is dry, fresh, flavorful, and fruity:

Body
Sweetness
Fruit
Acidity

Flavors

Citrus. Lemon. Lime.
Apple. Pear. Grapefruit. Nectarine.
Flowers. Grass.

Food Pairing

Albariño's delicious fresh acidity makes it excellent with fish and seafood.

It also pairs well with rich, salty, oily, fatty, and spicy food:

Mediterranean. Asian. Tapas.
Seafood. Shrimps. Prawns. Mussels. Oysters. Sushi.
Paella. Pizza. Tomato-based Pasta.
Vegetables and Green Salad with Vinegar.
Sharp Ingredients. Capers. Tomatoes. Olives.

Cheeses. Goat .Sheep. Feta. Gouda.

Serving temperatures:
8-10°C (46-50°F)

About

Albariño is from of the Galicia region in the northwest of Spain.

Galicia is close to Portugal where the same grape is called Alvarinho.