Notes: Peach, Apricot, Melon Grapefruit/Pomelo, Lemon/Lime Floral Slate
Origin: Maldonado, Uruguay
Maker: Bodega Garzón
- Albariño (Alvarinho)
Fermentation: Steel Only
Awards: >95 pts
Asian Food Pairing: Dim sum, bibimbap, see-hum, sio bak
Western Food Pairing: Cod with cockles, citrus prawn salad, grilled seafood
Bodega Garzón Reserva Albariño 2020
A superb coastal white that brings a layer of mineral salinity from the Atlantic Ocean.
This Bodega Garzón Reserva Albariño is a pale yellow colour with greenish reflections. It has a fruity aroma resembling the peach, with balanced citric notes. Honey and floral tones float to the surface in this delightful coastal white. The freshness and minerality in the mid-palate is superb, it has a remarkable It is fresh acidity and a long and rounded aftertaste with a crisp finish.
Pairing tips: Excellent pairing with cod with cockles, citrus prawn salad, traditional grilled seafood with warm mango salad and beans. It is delightfully well suited with Asian food, Peruvian ceviche or fresh tuna salad.
Vintage available: 2019 / 2020
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AWARDS & ACCOLADES
- 93 Points
Very attractive aromas of sliced peaches and melon follow through to a medium to full body with a creamy texture and a fruity, almost savory hint at the finish, together with lots of pineapple and melon."
Saline complex nose with white peach, mango and elderflower nuances. Crisp and aromatic, lively, almost effervescent with a zesty acidity. Lively and delicious with bright fruit."
- 93 Points