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Dive into the crisp and refreshing world of Spanish Albariño Wine, sourced from the lush Rías Baixas region of Galicia. Celebrated for its bright acidity and aromatic bouquet featuring hints of lemon zest, green apple, and honeysuckle, Albariño is perfect for seafood pairings or sipping on a sunny day. Explore our collection and shop now to experience the vibrant flavors of Spain's beloved white wine, ideal for connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike.


  • Eidosela 'Charquino' Albarino 2022

    $37.98
    or $36.08 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Castro Martin Sobre Lias Albarino 2021

    $46.50
    or $44.18 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Valminor Albarino 2022

    $54.25
    or $51.54 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Zarate Albarino 2022

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    $62.00
    or $58.90 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Zarate ‘el Balado’ Single Vineyard Albariño 2021

    $147.25
    or $139.89 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Zarate Aguardientes Orujo ‘Blanca’ 500ml NV

    $100.75
    or $95.71 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Zarate ‘El Palomar’ Single Vineyard Albariño 2021

    $147.25
    or $139.89 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Zarate ‘Tras da Viña’ Single Vineyard Albariño 2020

    $147.25
    or $139.89 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Luis Anxo ‘Viña de Martin’ Treixadura 2019

    $93.00
    or $88.35 in case of 6 bottles.
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Spanish Albariño wine, predominantly grown in the coastal region of Rías Baixas in Galicia, has become synonymous with top-quality Spanish white wines. This region's cool, maritime climate plays a crucial role in the development of Albariño grapes, allowing them to mature slowly while retaining their distinctive acidity and aromatic intensity. Spanish Albariño wine, predominantly grown in the coastal region of Rías Baixas in Galicia, has become synonymous with top-quality Spanish white wines. This region's cool, maritime climate plays a crucial role in the development of Albariño grapes, allowing them to mature slowly while retaining their distinctive acidity and aromatic intensity. The vines often grow in close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, which imparts a unique saline character to the wine. Albariño grapes produce wines that are typically light-bodied but full of flavor, with a striking balance of acidity and fruitiness. Common tasting notes include peach, apricot, melon, and citrus, with mineral undertones that reflect the granitic and sandy soils of the area. This varietal is often enjoyed young to capture its freshness, though some producers are experimenting with aging processes to add complexity. Albariño's bright and crisp profile makes it a favorite among white wine enthusiasts, particularly during the warmer months, when its refreshing qualities can be fully appreciated. read more... less

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Spanish Albariño Wine?

Spanish Albariño wine is a highly aromatic, white wine that comes from the Albariño grape, primarily grown in the Rías Baixas region of Galicia, Spain. This wine is renowned for its distinctive flavors and high acidity, which make it exceptionally fresh and vibrant. Typically, Albariño wines present a pale golden color and exude intense aromas of citrus, green apple, pear, and often tropical fruits like pineapple, with floral and mineral undertones. Albariño grapes thrive in the cool, damp climate of Galicia, where the Atlantic Ocean significantly influences local weather patterns, contributing to the grapes' unique flavor profile. The wine is typically vinified in stainless steel tanks, which helps preserve its characteristic freshness and aromatic bouquet. Albariño is mostly consumed young, although select winemakers are experimenting with aged versions, which offer more complexity and richness. This varietal is one of Spain's most prestigious white wines and is increasingly gaining international acclaim for its quality and versatility.

Which wine regions make the best Spanish Albariño Wine?

The best Spanish Albariño wines are predominantly produced in the Rías Baixas DO (Denomination of Origin), located in the Galicia region of northwestern Spain. This area is divided into five sub-zones: Val do Salnés, Condado do Tea, O Rosal, Soutomaior, and Ribeira do Ulla. Val do Salnés is considered the birthplace of Albariño and is central to its production, known for producing the most classic expression of the wine, characterized by its sharp acidity and strong minerality. The region's cool, rainy climate and granitic soils provide ideal conditions for growing the Albariño grape. The proximity to the Atlantic Ocean impacts the vineyards with a cooling effect and imbues the grapes with a subtle salinity, enhancing the complexity of the wines. Each sub-zone contributes its nuances, but overall, Rías Baixas is revered for producing the finest Albariño wines, with their high aromatic intensity and crisp acidity, making them standout examples of this varietal on the global wine stage.

What are the most popular Spanish Albariño Wines?

Among the most popular Spanish Albariño wines are those produced by esteemed labels such as Martín Códax, Pazo de Señorans, and Terras Gauda. Martín Códax is a cooperative that has become synonymous with high-quality Albariño, producing wines that are both accessible and expressive of the region’s terroir. Pazo de Señorans is known for its focused and intense Albariños that consistently receive high ratings for their purity and depth. Terras Gauda blends Albariño with local varieties like Loureira and Caiño Blanco, creating distinctive wines that showcase the innovative spirit of Rías Baixas.

What are the best value Spanish Albariño Wines?

For excellent value, wines from producers like La Val or Laxas offer great quality at accessible price points. These wineries manage to capture the quintessential characteristics of Albariño—bright acidity, fresh fruit flavors, and a clean finish—without commanding the higher prices of more famed producers. Their wines provide a perfect introduction to the Albariño varietal and are ideal for everyday enjoyment.

What are the foods best paired with Spanish Albariño Wine?

Spanish Albariño wine pairs wonderfully with a variety of seafood dishes, its crisp acidity and citrus notes complementing the freshness of the food. It is particularly well-suited to shellfish such as clams, mussels, and oysters, as well as grilled fish. The wine’s bright flavors also make it a good match for light salads, herbed chicken, and vegetarian dishes that feature green peppers, citrus, or garlic. For a regional pairing, try Albariño with Galician octopus (pulpo a la gallega), where the wine’s freshness beautifully balances the dish's richness and spices.