CHARDONNAY VS. VERDEJO
If we were to make a list of the most important white varieties grown in Spain, the Chardonnay and Verdejo grapes would surely have a place of honour. (The list would be almost complete if we added the varieties Albariño, Xarel.lo, Godello, Macabeu and White Grenache.)
A native of Burgundy, Chardonnay is not only the world's best known white grape, but arguably the best known grape of all, whether they be white or red.
NEW PARKER SCORES FOR EL BIERZO AND GALICIA
Luis Gutiérrez, Robert Parker-The Wine Advocate's correspondent in Spain, recently published a report about the regions of El Bierzo and Galicia. Both regions share some characteristics, but they also have some important differences.
Comprising a vineyard surface around 3,000 hectares, El Bierzo DO is currently one of the most dynamic and quality-oriented Designations of Origin in the whole of Spain.
WINES FOR SPRING
Spring has come. Temperatures slowly rise and days become longer. Suddenly, we don't feel like eating those hearty winter dishes anymore. We fancy lighter meals.. We also fancy lighter wines. Expressive, subtle wines.
Here is a selection of white and rosé wines made from delicate, fragrant grapes. Both local and international.
After some hectic weeks, we're back with our blog. As you may have noticed, we've made some minor changes in our website. Juts to inform you, these changes are the first stage of a significant web redesign that we plan to implement, slowly but steadily, over the following months.