Learn About Bodegas Alion
Pablo Alvarez, managing director of Vega Sicilia, calls Alion "a wine somewhere between a Ribera del Duero and a Medoc in style".
Like Pesquera, the wine is 100% Tempranillo, called locally Tinto Fino, and thus identifiably Spanish in flavour and richness. But modern winemaking by Vega's own highly-talented winemaker, Javier Ausas, combined with the use of top-quality new French oak gives Alion an international interpretation that is difficult to resist.
Learn About Ribera del Duero
(rib-EHR-ah del dwehr-oh)
Only a DO since 1982, Ribera del Duero has been making wine for centuries, and some of the bodegas there have been family run for generations. Of course, the most famous wine of the region is Vega Sicilia, possibly the most expensive and sought-after wine in Spain.
The wines of Ribera del Duero are mainly red - white wines here are...
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Learn About Other Red Blends
Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...
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