Giant Lima Beans with Stewed Tomatoes and Oregano Pesto
Pairing: 2009 Semeli Mountain Sun White
Mostly Moschofilero, blended with 15 percent Roditis, this handharvested, stainless steel–fermented white pleases with melon, mineral and citrus flavors. A relatively low level of alcohol—11.5 percent—makes it particularly refreshing.
It's not uncommon in Galicia to have a meal that consists of lots of different shellfish, bread and nothing else. Encarna Méndez of Do Ferreiro winery prepares clams the fisherman's way: steamed in Albariño with onion and garlic.