Buenas Viura 2017
Pairs perfectly with pizza, tacos and other casual fare.
In Spain, the casual greeting of “buenas” signifies the start to an enjoyable gathering among friends and family. ¡buenas! is the perfect choice for these occasions, both large and small. Sourced from 100 percent estate-grown fruit from select vineyards throughout Spain by one of country’s leading and most reputable wine-producing families, ¡buenas! is a wonderful introduction to the beauty of Spain and the traditional varieties of the area. Designated Vino de Espana, ¡buenas! wines are sourced from top Tempranillo and Viura vineyards in Rioja and La Mancha. ¡buenas! wines are made to be enjoyed today. Bright and fruit forward, the Tempranillo and Viura are made in a modern style with generations of winemaking history standing behind them.
The Moors gave it the name, ‘Manxa,’ which fittingly means ‘parched earth.’ La Mancha, the largest wine producing region in all of Spain, is one of its hottest and driest. Sturdy and drought-resistant white varieietes like Airen, Viura and Verdejo thrive in this environment.
Beyond the usual suspects, there are hundreds of white grape varieties grown throughout the world. Some are indigenous specialties capable of producing excellent single varietal wines, while others are better suited for use as blending grapes. Each has its own distinct viticultural characteristics, as well as aroma and flavor profiles, offering much to be discovered by the curious wine lover. In particular, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece are known for having a multitude of unique varieties but they can really be found in any region.