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De Alto de Amo

De Alto de Amo
2012 Blanco, Rioja DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13%
83 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$9.00

De Alto de Amo
2012 Blanco, Rioja DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13%
Mild aromas of baked lemon, almond shell, and papaya with a soft, dryish light body and short green pear and nut oil finish. A simple quaffer.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: baked lemon, almond shell, and papaya
Taste Flavor: baked lemon, almond shell, and papaya
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A simple quaffer.
The Producer or Importer

Clos Du Val Wine Co.

The Producer or  Importer
5330 Silverado Trl
Napa, CA 94558
USA
1 707-261-5200
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.