Burgáns 2006 Rias Baixas Albariño ($12.99)
Transparent straw color. Orange blossom and a hint of fresh herbs, on the aromatic side as you'd expect of Albariño. Crisp and bright, orange peel segues into an intriguing bitter-orange flavor, dry and appropriately acidic, leaving a mixed-citrus tang in a very long finish. US Importer: European Cellars LLC, Charlotte, N.C.; An Eric Solomon Selection. (Aug 7, 2007)

FOOD MATCH: I like Albariño best with just about any kind of shellfish; it was fine with Gulf shrimp scampi-style, sauteed in olive oil with garlic, red-pepper flakes and lime juice, over spaghetti.

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