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De Alberto

De Alberto
2016 Verdejo, Rueda

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13% RS: 1.6%
84 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$12

De Alberto
2016 Verdejo, Rueda

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13% RS: 1.6%
Brilliant golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of minced green apples, warm almond tart, and peach skin with a satiny, vibrant, light body and a warming, medium-length finish revealing notes of buttered lemon loaf, underripe strawberry, and underripe banana with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A crisp everyday sipper with great floral aromas.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Non-Oaky & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: minced green apples, warm almond tart, and peach skin
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of buttered lemon loaf, underripe strawberry, and underripe banana
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A crisp everyday sipper with great floral aromas.

The Producer

Hijos de Alberto Gutierrez

The Producer
Ctra Valdestillas, 2
Serrada, 47231
Spain
34 -983559107

Their Portfolio

Other Spanish White

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
The most famous white wines in Spain besides a Rioja Blanca and Albariño are those made from grapes such as Moscatel, Verdejo, Torrontes, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. The latter is grown in several regions and most versions are light and meant for early consumption, although there are a few oak-aged version with vanilla and baked apple flavors that can stand up to most seafood.

Examples of Verdejo - sometimes blended with Viura, the principal white variety of white Rioja, are refreshing dry whites with flavors of nectarine and white flowers that are meant to be drink young with tapas or shellfish. These wine are priced in the $10-$12 category.