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Albariño, most known for its plantings in Rías Baixas, Spain, is highly aromatic and is usually made into a varietal wine rather than being blended with other grapes. Its aromatics develop fully in Virginia, and it often showcases intense lime, apple, hyacinth, almond and grass notes, balanced by a naturally high acidity. This lively wine is made in a dry style without oak and is best served young. It is wonderful with fresh fish and seafood of all kinds, as well as other light meats (chicken, pork and veal), and is a lovely accompaniment to goat cheese.

Spain, Portugal
Vitis vinifera
Depending on wine style desired, hard granite and sandy soils can each be ideal.