It is true that white Spanish wines are less well known than reds. Nevertheless, they are equally good in quality, and sometimes their beauty can surprise. Do not hesitate to try them. We offer you the best white Spanish wines which you should try. Some of them will surely become your favorite.
The name of this wine means “wheel.” It is the most famous Spanish white wine grown in the cities of Avila and Segovia, as well as in the wine growing region of Castilla y Leon. This wine is made from the variety of grapes Verdejo, and it is often mixed with the Sauvignon blanc variety. It is very certain that this type of wine enjoys such a great success around the world precisely because the local clay is used in the clarification process.
The wine region of La Rioja, Spain, is best known for the production of red wine. But this renowned region certainly produces a very good white wine. If you’ve ever heard of Rioja Blanco, this is exactly that. It is made from Virua (Macabeo) grapes that are mostly mixed with Garnacha Blanca or Malvasia. What makes this wine special is the aroma of mild fruitiness and acidity that is obtained from Virua, and which blends perfectly with the aromas of other grapes in the wine.
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Cava and Sherry are drinks from Spain, and it is very likely that you have surely tried them so far. Sherry is a drink made in Andalusia, in a city that has been the center of vinoculture since 1100 B.C., in the city of Jerez. The name of this wine originates from the name of the city because Jerez is pronounced “Sherish” in Arabic. Cava is a type of champagne, and it was created in Catalonia in response to French champagne. This wine is much cheaper than French champagne, but it is surprisingly of equal quality. Other high-quality Spanish wines are Riberio and Basque txakoli. The first one is from Galicia region that is known for this kind of wine, and the second one is climbing very fast upmarket.