Getting to Know Spanish Whites | WYPR

Getting to Know Spanish Whites

Sep 12, 2018

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Spanish reds are very popular these days.  But what about the whites?  Here's a review of some of the most popular blancos. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Javier Sanz Rueda Verdejo '17  ** $

Dry, crisp, fruity, with character and personality

Luis Cañas Rioja Blanco, Alavesa '17 * 1/2 $

Similar to Muscadet, mildly citrus, grassy, tart and dry

Granbazan Albariño, Rias Baixas '17  ** $$

Very good albarino, tart and snappy, perfect with shellfish

Pago de los Capallanes "O Luar del Sil" Godello, Valdeoras '16  *** $$

Worth every penny, very impressive, rich, full bodied

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.

Click on the bottle for direct ordering and home delivery.