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White Wines in Uvinum's blog


More varieties of white grape

Many of you have commented on the previous post on Twitter, missing some white grape types. As discussed, the post was talking about some white grapes. However, since your wish is my command, here are some more, so you can buy wine knowing what flavor you seek:


The verdejo grape has boomed since the late years, when has jumped from Rueda, where it originated...


Barsac, French excellence

It's no secret that some of the most celebrated wine specialties are produced in the Bordeaux region. This is the case of the Barsac wine, a delight for your senses, made in white grape calcareous soils.

Among the specialties that comprise it highlights the Sémillon grape giving smoky hints, and Sauvignon Blanc, very fresh. We also found the variety of Muscadelle, with aromas of spices. The...


Albariño wines, more than a grape

Albariño wines are among the best-known wines, popular and appreciated.. We have several varieties ranging from excellence a bit expensive to others quite renowned at a very affordable price for all budgets.

Speaking of Albariño is thinking about Galicia, a noble land of wines and large areas of vineyards who has been able to sell and export these varieties, headed by the Rias...


Good wine is expensive... or not

When we speak about the wines best rated in the guides, we always have the same idea: small production, long stay in barrels, selected grapes and huge prices. It is the general idea, for example, among the 10 best wines of Spain in 2011, according to Parker.

Well this year Robert Parker scores have yielded a surprise to us: wine Rua Blanco 2010, of the Bodega Cooperativa Virgen de las Viñas,...


White Wines of France

White wines of France are not, probably, the first- to come to mind when you think of our neighbor country. The red wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy or Rhône are top rated in the guides and those who carry the greatest fame, but if we look at white wines you will notice that French white wines have enough quality and diversity to make out of France one of the countries with the best white wines...


New vineyards, old vineyards

One of the most beautiful mysteries of wine is the constant evolution that suffers. The same bottle, tested several days apart, can develop different nuances. This is because wine is housed with a multitude of bacterial that changes and changes the characteristics of the beetled wine.

In the barrels significant changes takes place too, when the wine's contact with the wood of the barrel due...


White grapes' aromas

Classic questions in those who approach to the world of wine tasting are on the aromas. How does this wine smell? What should you smell? The smell of one thing or another, is it good or bad? If you've ever seen in movies the classic sketch in which an expert is able to reveal the vintage, type of grape, the origin, the make and even if the keeper of the wine cellar had cached...