Cono Sur, Bicicleta, Reserva, Sauvignon Blanc, Chile 2018 is pale yellow in the glass. The nose is filled with pleasing aromas of lemon-lime citrus, summer peaches, wild flowers and tangerines. The palate starts out with a blast of citrus that melts in crisp Granny Smith apple, pineapple, and peach and backed with minerals. The citrus notes bring in nice acidity that rounds out the palate and leaves your mouth ready for the next sip. With the Bicicleta, Reserva, Sauvignon Blanc, Cono Sur salutes the bicycle that powers workers through the vineyards keeping Cono Sur’s carbon footprint to a minimum. The … Continue reading A duo of wines to take on your next picnic. Make sure to ride your bicycle to the picnic!
La Mancha, Spain, just south of Madrid is the world’s largest growing areas of grape vines. La Mancha sits on a high plateau where little rain falls, but has plenty of sunlight for the vines. La Mancha was granted its DO status in 1976, but winemaking there dates back to the ancient Romans. White and red wines are produced in the region of La Mancha. White grapes permitted are Airen, Macabeo, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Cencibel (also known as Tempranillo), Garnacha, Moravia, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Syrah are the red grapes grown there. White grapes make up the … Continue reading The White Wines of LaMancha, Spain