Albarino (Al-ba-reen’-yo)

Country: Spain


What is the Albarino wine grape and what food do you pair it with?

 Cod, Sole, Cajun Seafood, Ceviche, Chorizo, Crab (Any shellfish), Octopus, Grilled Fish, Steamed Mussels, Paella, Spice Rubbed Poultry

 First secretly smuggled down the Rhine river into the Alsace region of France by thirsty monks, this varietal then continued its journey into Spain becoming the chant of copious wine houses in Rias Baixas. With Racy yet silky flavors and mouthfeel, this white continues to sing hymns echoing of white tea, aromatic jasmine, and luscious white peaches.