Jul 14 2022

Decanter Dedicates Issue to Spanish Wines with Focus on White Wines from Jerez

Three articles highlight wines from Spain, especially the “wave of whites”made from Palomino grapes grown on Albariza soil.

One of the world’s most prestigious wine publications, Decanter, recentlydedicated an issue entirely to Spanish wines, with a special focus on “the new wave of white wines” from Jerez . The issue, which was entitled Adventures in Spain. Rioja, Ribera, Rueda & More, featured three articles on Spain’s wine industry.

The first article focused on a producer in Ribera del Duero , whereas the other two spoke about new trends in Spanish wines, led by white wines from Jerez. In the article entitled New Spanish Wines, by David Williams, the author highlights Ube Miraflores 2020, by Ramiro Ibáñez, which boasts 94 points. He also talks about Bodegas Luis Pérez, in Jerez, and the project underway by Peter Sisseck, also in Jerez.

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The second article, by Darren Smith, is entitled Why I make wine in Spain, in which he talks about wines such as Lumière 2018, by Alejandro Muchada and DavidLéclapart (97 points) and Las cepas de Paco, by Raúl Moreno (94 points).

The magazine also highlights Cádiz province as an ideal spot for tourism, recommending wineries to visit, such as Primitivo Collantes, in Chiclana, and Forlong, in El Puerto de Santa María. Says Alejandro Muchado, a winegrower from Cádiz, in diariodejerez.com, the “new wave from Jerez is a reality,” led by whites made with Palomino grapes grown in Albariza soil.

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