Wine Grapes varieties(B-C)

BABOSO NEGRO Red. See Bastardo negro BALADÍ White. Native of Spain (La Rioja) and cultivated in Andalusia, Canary Islands, Valencia and La Rioja. It is a grape that needs a lot of sun, whose clusters are large and compact. Berries are large with a yellow color. The wines made from this grape are pale with fruity aromas without much alcohol. It is often used mixed with other varieties. Also known by Baboso Blanco, Bastardo Blanco, Calagraño, Jaén, Jaén Blanco y Valadí. BASTARDO BLANCO White. See Baladí BASTARDO NEGRO Red. Clusters are small, compact with small berries, high sugar content and medium acidity. Also known as Bastardo (Canary Islands, Portuguese) Batardinho… Read More

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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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