Martín Códax was founded in 1986 by a group of winemakers led by 9th generation winemaker Luciano Amodeo. Today it comprises around 2,400 tiny vineyard parcels managed by 550 families in Rías Baixas. It has become the largest producer in Galicia with 450 hectares of vineyard planted with Albariño, representing 13% of the total Rías Baixas DO. The co-operative was instrumental in the creation of the Rías Baixas DO in 1988 (the statutes were signed at the winery) and has championed and conducted extensive research into the Albariño variety. Named after the medieval Galician poet and musician Martín Códax, the winery has strong links to local art and music.
This wine is bright yellow in colour with golden highlights. On the nose, it is intense and aromatic with fruity notes of ripe apples, pear and peach and a hint of brioche. On the palate, it is well-balanced with juicy fruit flavours, a clean acidity and a long finish with mineral notes.
Rías Baixas, Galicia
Vegan / Vegetarian