Castilla-La Mancha has registered in 2017 one of the earliest harvest campaigns that are remembered, with an earlier harvest of 15-20 days.
DO Valdepeñas has reported a 6% year-on-year drop in this y...
Bodegas Fernando Castro medal panel continues to increase, even during the summer season, right in the middle of the harvest season for next vintage 2017.
This time two different contests rewards the...
This prestigious guide it 5 stars to four wines from Bodega Santa Cruz de Mudela
The wines of Bodegas Fernando Castro has happened to note the evaluation of the prestigious Penin Guide, edition of 2016. Last February, the tasting was held at the premises of the Valdepeñas organized by the Penin Guide to the aim to taste and evaluate the wines of Bodegas Fernando Castro. The result has been an outstanding general, because in 4 of the wines of the winery have been rated with five stars in quality - price.
More than 11,200 brands have been tasted by a trained tasting team throughout this year, for the reader, whether surfer or not, can enter with minimal guidance from the overwhelming and growing number of wines today are made in every corner of our country. Throughout its new 1,298 pages we enter the world of Spanish wine quality in all producing areas of our country.
Wines that stand above the rest are: Castillo de Poto Crianza (DO Valdepeñas) Raíces Gran Reserva (Valdepeñas), Finca Las Virtudes Syrah (IGP Tierra de Castilla) and Finca La Lomilla (IGP Tierra de Castilla).
Chardonnay is a grape variety used to make green skin white wine. It is native to the wine region of Burgundy in eastern France but is now grown wherever wine is produced, from England to New Zealand. For new and developing wine regions it is seen as a "rite of passage" and as an easy entry into the international wine market.
From Rhone Valley to Australia, the grape "Syrah" is the third red variety that makes up the triangle on the reputation it shares with cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir. Its origin is uncertain, though many experts agree that arose in Persia. However, it is in the Rhone Valley, where it settles definitively creating great wines for centuries. Today the Hermitage la Chapelle de Paul Jaboulet is one of their mythical wines.