Spanish Wine Grapes varieties (A)

AIRÉN White. This is Spain’s most widely planted grape variety. The bunches are large and tightly-packed. It produces wines with a characteristic bouquet and alcohol content between 12% vol. and 14% vol. It can be found, among other regions, in Ciudad Real (51% of planting), Toledo, Cuenca, Albacete, Murcia and Madrid. It is the main variety in Vinos de Madrid DO. ALARIJE White. Found in a large number of wine-growing areas in Extremadura. One of the most common varieties in the area around Cañamero. ALBARELLO White. This grape is found in small quantities in Ribera del Ulla. However, it produces very aromatic, personal wines. It is quite different from Albariño,… Read More

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