Full Review

Rasgon

Rasgon
2016 Macabeo, Tierra de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 11.5% RS: <1%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$8.99
Best Buy

Rasgon
2016 Macabeo, Tierra de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 11.5% RS: <1%
Bright yellow straw color. Fruity, minerally aromas of lemon zest, limestone, and spun sugar with a velvety, crisp, fruity light body and a graceful, breezy buttercream and toasted pine nuts finish with fruit tannins. A light and breezy white for anytime sipping.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively, Juicy & Smooth & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: lemon zest, limestone, and spun sugar
Taste Flavor: buttercream and toasted pine nuts
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Warm Goat Cheese With Toasted Nuts, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A light and breezy white for anytime sipping.

The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
104 Crandon Blvd, Suite 402
Key Biscayne, FL 33419
USA
1 305-365-0101

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