The second wine at the Madrid & Darracott story telling tasting. This wine's name translates as mongrel because it is a mix breed made from three different grapes: Merseguera,Viogner and Malvasia. The first is a local grape variety rarely seen outside of Valencia. From the Utiel region of Valencia this is an organic wine that … Continue reading Mestizaje Blanco 2018
One of my favourite wine grapes for it full body and floral flavours. What's not to love about this grape. Good to see that Spanish wine producers are beginning to experiment with it. For more information on this white wine varietal from France check out this article by winefolly.com by clicking on the image below.
The first wine from a previous wine tasting at Vinopremier.com who hosted the Bodegas Ochoa from the Navarra region. Bodegas Ochoa have three ranges of wines made buy three different wine makers. This first white wine is made by Adriana Ochoa. It is named after the two grapes used: Viura and Viogner. Hence the name … Continue reading Uvadoble 2017
First let's start with the fact that I loved this wine. It had that fruit/floral mix that I enjoy. To me it tasted of melon and heady flowers. Though the description says it is melon and honey (yep I think of honey as floral) plus the ubiquitous Apricot. I'm working on recognising this flavour, it's … Continue reading Bioletti’s Block Viogner 2018
The first of the Bodega Albae wine tasting at TomeVinos Barrio Salamanca. This is one of two white wines available made from 100% Viogner. The Viogner grape is known for producing perfumed wines. This is also true of the more commonly used Spanish grape variety Viura/Macabeu. So it's a shame that Bodega Albae don't produce … Continue reading Albae Viognier 2018