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Staff Pick

Medievo Rioja Blanco, Bodegas del Medievo - 2017

Item # 36946 750mL
$9.96 $6.96 / Single Bottle
You Save 30%
$119.52 $75.17/ Case of 12
You Save 37%
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Tasting Notes

An unoaked white Rioja made entirely from the Viura grape variety. Easy-drinking and full of floral and citrus fruit aromas. An excellent wine for garlicky prawns.


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Staff Pick Notes

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to taste the chiquita banana ladies hat? If yes, grab a bottle and be transported to a lively Cha Cha of tropical delight. On the nose you get a blend of sweet tropical fruit, the ripe smell of pineapple, orange peel, lemon zest. The brightness of kiwi and fresh cantalope drifting through ocean air. Heaps of hibiscus island floral notes, like walking through a plumeria tree lined beach. The grape Viura used in this bottle brings such pleasure with its kaleidoscope of warm weather fruits and flowers. This white blend will transport you to warmer days in just one sip.

- HG

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Spain

Central to the Spanish winemaking philosophy is the belief that wine should be released only when it is ready to be consumed, and not a moment before. Spanish wine law focuses squarely on this issue: the terms Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva are highly regulated indicators of the amount of time a wine has aged prior to its release. In Rioja, Navarra, and the Ribera del Duero (which have the...

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Bodega

Warehouse or storage facility.

Blanco

White...

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Rioja

The origin of Spanish winemaking, Rioja has been the benchmark for Spanish wines in the international market for over two hundred years, and remains so to this day. Tempranillo is the star of the red wines here, though its expression can vary wildly from producer to producer. Traditionally-styled Riojas tend to be subtle and soft, and often have high levels of acidity to ensure their survival...

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