Also recommended: 2006 Albarino Rias Baixas (86). (Martin Codax USA, Hayward, CA)
($12) Bright red. Fresh red berry aromas are peppery and straightforward, with a hint of dried flowers adding complexity. Light and juicy, with fresh strawberry and cherry preserve flavors, very light tannins, and a crisp, refreshing finish. Serve this tasty Rioja lightly chilled.