- All Champagne & Sparkling clear Wine Type filter
- All Spain clear Nested Region filter
Gift Type Any
Varietal Champagne & Sparkling
Availability Ships Anytime
Size & Type Any
Fine Wine Any
Reviewed By Any
Sort By Professional Rating
Llopart Original 1887 Gran Reserva Brut 2010Vintage Sparkling Wine from Penedes, Spain
0.0 0 RatingsRegular Price9086 99When you spend $99+78 29Ships TomorrowLimit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
A passion for the land, as seen through the glass
Known for bold reds, crisp whites, easy-drinking rosés, distinctive sparkling, and fortified wines, Spain has embraced international varieties and wine styles while continuing to place primary emphasis on its own native grapes. Though the country’s climate is diverse, it is generally hot and dry. In the center of the country lies a vast, arid plateau known as the Meseta Central, characterized by extremely hot summers and frequent drought.
Rioja is Spain’s best-known region, where earthy, age-worthy Spanish reds are made from Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Rioja also produces rich, nutty whites from the local Viura grape.
Ribera del Duero is gaining ground for Spanish wines with its single varietal Tempranillo wines, recognized for their concentration of fruit and opulence. Priorat, a sub-region of Catalonia, specializes in bold, full-bodied Spanish red wine blends of Garnacha (Grenache), Cariñena (Carignan), and often Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Catalonia is also home to Cava, a Spanish sparkling wine made in the traditional method but from indigenous varieties. In the cool, damp northwest Spanish wine region of Galicia, refreshing Spanish white Albariño and Verdejo dominate.
Sherry, Spain’s famous fortified wine, is produced in a wide range of styles from dry to lusciously sweet at the country’s southern tip in Jerez.