Full Review

Verum

Verum
2016 Tierra de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13%
82 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$14.99

Verum
2016 Tierra de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish White

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13%
Light golden yellow color. Aromas of green apple gel candy and newspaper with a soft, shy, dry thin body and an effortless, instant bruised pineapple and chalk finish with fruit tannins. An easy quaffer for a crowd.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: green apple gel candy and newspaper
Taste Flavor: bruised pineapple and chalk
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Split Pea Soup, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An easy quaffer for a crowd.

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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.