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Matarromera

Matarromera
2015 Granza, Verdejo, Rueda

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13% RS: .12%
Organically Grown Grapes
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$11.99
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Matarromera
2015 Granza, Verdejo, Rueda

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13% RS: .12%
Brilliant golden straw color. Citrusy, peppery aromas and flavors of grapefruit and green and yellow pepper with a satiny, bright, fruity medium-to-full body and a seamless, interesting, medium-long finish revealing suggestions of spiced apple and pear, clementine, pickled melon, and hint of herbs with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A clean, flavorful, well-balanced Spanish white reminiscent of a sauvignon blanc.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Savory
Aroma Aroma: grapefruit and green and yellow pepper
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with suggestions of spiced apple and pear, clementine, pickled melon, and hint of herbs
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Lemon Pepper Roasted Chicken, Grilled Lobster, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A clean, flavorful, well-balanced Spanish white reminiscent of a sauvignon blanc.

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
560-A NE F St, Suite 330
Grants Pass, OR 97526
USA
1 530-554-2333

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