Another great find from my trips to Malaga. This is a white Riojan wine made from 100% Viura. According to the website it is fruity and floral and intense from cold maceration and bleeding. I personally thought this wine had spent time in a barrel as it was full bodied and oily. However the website … Continue reading Azpilicueta
You may know this grape as Macabeo or Alcañol, Blanca de Daroca, Forcalla, Gredelín and Perpignan. Whatever you call it, it is one of Spain's top white wine varietals and used extensively throughout the country. Check out this article by Decántalo in homage to the popular Spanish grape variety 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
The second wine from the Bodegas Frontonio wine tasting at Madrid & Darracott. Another white from the Frontonio collection this time, named after the patron saint of Épila a town in Valdejalón where the wine is from. Made primarily from Macabeo with small amounts of Viognier. This wine is not matured in wood but has … Continue reading Frontonio Microcósmico 2018