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Monasterio de Palazuelos

Monasterio de Palazuelos
2016 Verdejo, Rueda

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13% RS: 1.5%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9
Best Buy

Monasterio de Palazuelos
2016 Verdejo, Rueda

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13% RS: 1.5%
Pale golden straw color. Perfumed aromas and flavors of grapefruit peel tea, kiwi-lime custard, lime blossom, and strawberry-banana yogurt with a rough, tart, dryish light body and a medium-length finish imparting notes of lemon segment and salted bitter almonds. Enjoy a the gorgeous bouquet on the nose of this Spanish white.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Non-Oaky & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: grapefruit peel tea, kiwi-lime custard, lime blossom, and strawberry-banana yogurt
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of lemon segment and salted bitter almonds
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now
Recipes Pairing: Oysters Rockefeller, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Enjoy a the gorgeous bouquet on the nose of this Spanish white.

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.