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Decanting

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Decanting is the action of separating liquids from solids. Described in this way it seems to be a simple and mechanical operation, but if we’re talking about decanting in the world of wine, then we’re referring to something that is … Continuar leyendo

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The Top 10 of the best White Grenache wines

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The White Grenache (Garnacha Blanca) is a white grape variety of Spanish origin. Extending throughout the Iberian Peninsula, it is known by different names depending on the area where it grows: Alicante blanca, garnatxa blanca, lledoné, sillla blanc, sillina blanc, … Continuar leyendo

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Manzanilla and Fino: Differences and similarities

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What exactly is a Manzanilla and a Fino? Basically, the preparation is the same, Palomino grapes from the Sherry wines area and subjected to a biological ageing period using the solera and criadera method. The main difference is where the winery is located. If … Continuar leyendo

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The influence of different soils on wine: Granite

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One of the important factors of the terroir is the soil where the vine is planted. The type of soil where the roots grow, absorb nutrients and absorb solar radiation, which results in different wine profiles. We therefore think it’s … Continuar leyendo

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The 10 best red wines for summer

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With summer just around the corner, the heat has arrived and the high temperatures encourage us to cool down with light, fresh and soft wines. “It’s better to drink fresh white wines in summer. Let’s leave red wines for when … Continuar leyendo

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The Subareas of D.O.Ca. Rioja

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The Rioja Qualified Denomination of Origin is one of the oldest and most important wine regions of Spain and the entire world. Comprised of 144 municipalities, it is located in the North of Spain, occupying lands in 3 autonomous communities, La … Continuar leyendo

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Bertrand Sourdais and his sites in Soria’s side of Ribera del Duero

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A few days ago, during one of our getaways to try Ribera del Duero wines, we visited one of the most renowned vinedressers with the most personality of the region, Bertrand Sourdais. Sourdais, of French origin, comes from a family of winemakers … Continuar leyendo

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James Suckling and his top 100 Spanish wines

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James Suckling has just published the annual report on the 100 best Spanish wines tasted by him during 2017. James Suckling was one of the architects in raising the famous magazine Wine Spectator in its beginnings, back in 1980. When … Continuar leyendo

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Latest wines: new wines at Decántalo December 2017

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We are already in the last month of the year and we present you with some very personal novelties. Unique producers and wines, fun, serious, fresh, powerful, saline, sapid and special. Come in, read, drink and enjoy. Táganan Tinto 2016: … Continuar leyendo

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A return to the origins of Rioja wines

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Legendary wineries have emerged from it thanks to the Bordeaux influence. Throughout the years, the DO has grown significantly. Several types of wine are produced within it, from modern to classical ones, all of them under the brands Joven, Crianza, … Continuar leyendo

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