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Fanfare For The Uncommon Grape: Visionary Spanish Producers Explore The Capabilities of 23 Heritage Varieties’ and Demonstrate Their Potential For Complexity. A Dozen: 7 Red, 4 White & 1 Rosé $296

The wine world’s equivalent to the dinosaur-destroying Chicxulub meteor is a microscopic louse called phylloxera. By the end of the nineteenth century, the bug had killed most of the vines in Europe, and when they were replanted (often using louse-resistant…

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Posted on 2023.09.08 in La Tierra de Castilla, France, Spain DO, Penedes, Wine-Aid Packages, Catalunya, Cava, Arribes, Tierra de Leon, Ribeiro, Ribeira Sacra  |  Read more...

 

Red and White from Spain’s Rare Grapes of Tierra de León

Pardevalles Albarín Blanco (Tierra de León 2014) White Price: ~16/bottle Pardevalles Prieto Picudo “Gamonal” (Tierra de León 2012) Red Price: ~$19/bottle Third generation vigneron Rafael Alonso is one of the pioneer winemakers of southern León. Viñedos y…

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2016.06.29 in Saturday Sips Wines, Spain DO, Tierra de Leon  |  Read more...

 

Rare Grapes of Spain

Pardevalles “Albarín Blanco” Price: $18.99/bottle Pardevalles Gamonal “Prieto Picudo” Price: $23/bottle Join us this Saturday to sample a red and white wine from the rare grapes of DO Tierra de León. The Alonso family of Pardevalles is one of…

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Posted on 2015.02.04 in Saturday Sips Wines, Spain DO, Tierra de Leon  |  Read more...

 


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