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KONGSGAARD Albarino  Napa Valley 2017  

Retail Price: $50

Value Rating: 2.7

Wine Factor: 1.5
Date Posted: August 31, 2018
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Scores & Value Ratings Explained

DDWA Score: 89

Good Value

From a tiny plot of Albariño in “Hudson Vineyard” planted specifically for Kongsgaard. Orange zest, mineral and citrus blossom nose. Then take a sip: tangy! Almost, but not quite, tart. First sip grabs you with acidity, then the palate adjusts and it’s a joy. Lemonheads, yellow grapefruit, Macintosh apple, lemongrass flavors come to mind. Lees-stirring supplies body and texture.

This rare white is only available at certain restaurants (no retail purchase, not even from the winery).

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Where to Buy: Not available retail. Restaurant only.