Ribera del Duero?is gaining ground with its single varietal Tempranillo wines, recognized for their concentration of fruit and opulence.?Priorat, a sub-region of Catalonia, specializes in bold, full-bodied red blends of Garnacha (Grenache), Cari?ena (Carignan), and often?Syrah?and?Cabernet Sauvignon. Catalonia is also home to Cava, a sparkling wine made in the traditional method but from indigenous varieties. In the cool, damp northwest region of Galicia, refreshing white?Albari?o?and?Verdejodominate.
Pale green-tinged gold. Bright and energetic on the nose, displaying Meyer lemon and melon scents and a smoky mineral topnote. Fleshy, dry and focused on the palate, offering ripe citrus and orchard fruit flavors with a spicy edge of ginger. Finishes smooth and sappy, displaying good persistence and a touch of toastiness.