Amador Diez Cuvee 2017

Named after the winery’s former president, this is one of Bodega Cuatro Rayas’ most select wines. It was a surprise addition to the tasting at vinopremier.com.

100% Verdejo. It is made from the best grapes from Cuatro Rayas’ oldest vines (over 100 years of age) and spends 8 months maturing in french oak. It should also have at least 3-4 years in the bottle, so we were trying it a bit early. Having said that it was a lovely wine even without the full ageing.

A pale to medium yellow colour with a nice creamy scent. It has lovely body for a white and a good lingering finish. Nice balanced medium plus acidity and a lovely creamy flavour and texture, but still refreshing and dry.

I loved this wine, it was my favourite of the night.

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Name: Amador Diez Cuvee
Colour: White
Year: 2017
Grapes 100% Verdejo
Winery: Bodega Cuatro Rayas
Country: Spain
Region: Rueda
Quality Classification: Denominacion de Origin
Alcohol: 13%
Price: 35€

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