Some History on the Rueda Region

Running along the Rio Duero South West of Valladolid in Castilla Leon, the Rueda D.O was formed in 1980. Prior to the 70s this region had very few grapevines. They primarily grew the Palomino grape variety but much of the vines had been killed off by the phylloxera bug earlier in the century. Then the … Continue reading Some History on the Rueda Region

Cuatro Rayas Viñedos Centenarios 2018

The second white wine from the Bodega Cuatro Rayas tasting at Vinopremier.com. Another Rueda Verdejo Wine but this time with grapes harvested from vines over 100 years old and left on the lees for about 5 months. It is made using more traditional methods and only a limited number of bottles are produced. Like the … Continue reading Cuatro Rayas Viñedos Centenarios 2018

Diez Siglos Sauvignon Blanc 2018

The second white wine from the Bodega Diez Siglos Wine Tasting at vinopremier.com this time made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc. Aside from the change in grape variety it is otherwise made exactly the same as the Verdejo 2018. The grapes are grown in the same area (i.e. soil and climate), harvested the same way, fermented … Continue reading Diez Siglos Sauvignon Blanc 2018