Rueda, Spain, White blends, White wines

Las Brisas 2008


Winemaker: Eulogio Calleja
Grape: Verdejo, Viura and Sauvignon Blanc
Region: Rueda, Spain

See other wines from this producer:
Naia

One of the most respected winemakers in the region of Rueda partnered with Javier Alen, well respected Galician producer of white wine (Vina Mein) and Victor Rodriguez, the former director of the highlty acclaimed magazine Vino y Gastronomia, for this project.

Bodegas Naia owns 40 hectares in the village of La Seca which is considered by experts the “Grand Cru” of the denomination. Average age of these vines is 30 years with 5 hectares of 95 year old vines .

The cooperation of these strong wine personalities created this lovely, fresh wine that is a finest expression of the varietal Verdejo and the terroir of village of La Seca.

Tasting notes:
Strong ripe citrus and grassy aroma. In your mouth it will spread with colorful flavors of ripe fruit – green grapes, apples, pears, white peach, grapefruit and lemony flavors. Each variety brought something unique to the blend. Brilliantly balanced acidity, with a long finish.

Dry – Off dry – Medium sweet – Sweet
Light – Medium – Full body
No oak – Aged in oak
Retail price: under $ 12.00

Ideal food pairing:
Seafood salad, Shrimp scampi, Chicken Dopiaza, Tilapia, Baked shrimp with tomatoes and feta, and many, many more

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