La Marea

Kristy Vineyard Albariño

9.142 ratings
9.214 pro ratings
Monterey County, Central Coast, California, USA
Albariño
Shellfish
Top Notes For
Chris Lucchese

Wow. You can taste it before the glade even hits your lips. Stone fruit and smooth. Fruit and minerality are tremendous. So good!

Wow. You can taste it before the glade even hits your lips. Stone fruit and smooth. Fruit and minerality are tremendous. So good!

1 person found it helpfulMar 19th, 2015
Andy Bartee

Sales Copain Winery

9.2

Best domestic Albariño I've tasted in a bit. Great job!

Best domestic Albariño I've tasted in a bit. Great job!

Aug 30th, 2015
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.1

Not bad from Monterey. Tangy, salty, lemon, lime peel, grapefruit, chalky and refreshing.

Not bad from Monterey. Tangy, salty, lemon, lime peel, grapefruit, chalky and refreshing.

Aug 8th, 2015
Craig Haarmeyer

Serious CA Albarino. Ripe but nimble. Acid and structure.

Serious CA Albarino. Ripe but nimble. Acid and structure.

Jun 6th, 2015
Bill Ward

Saline! Clean green fruit. Perfect acidity and persistence. You can see Rias Baixis from there

Saline! Clean green fruit. Perfect acidity and persistence. You can see Rias Baixis from there

Jun 5th, 2015
Joe Carroll

Owner/Wine Director Spuyten Duyvil, Fette Sau, St. Anselm & Gotham Artisanal Provisions

9.2

Juicy and lush but with great zippy acidity

Juicy and lush but with great zippy acidity

May 10th, 2015
Nick Rancone

killed it. great wine.

killed it. great wine.

May 5th, 2015
Mark Bright

Partner/Wine Director Saison Restaurant

9.0

Damn tasty, domestic Albariño, aromatic but medium bodied, not light and high acid

Damn tasty, domestic Albariño, aromatic but medium bodied, not light and high acid

Apr 24th, 2015
Perry Croft

Lemon curd, orange blossom, fresh cut herb, wet stone, slate. Verve and tension. This is a brave wine.

Lemon curd, orange blossom, fresh cut herb, wet stone, slate. Verve and tension. This is a brave wine.

Apr 5th, 2015
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.1

Fresh, lively. Sour lemon, green melon and apple, hint of saline. High acidity with rich mouthfeel.

Fresh, lively. Sour lemon, green melon and apple, hint of saline. High acidity with rich mouthfeel.

Mar 7th, 2015