Primitivo Quiles Moscatel 375mL

Size: 375

About This Wine

An exquisite dessert wine made from the renowned "Moscatel Romano" variety, grown on the Costa Blanca since ancient times. This golden yellow wine boasts a fresh, highly fragrant and very fruity aroma with unmistakable nuances typical of the variety. Full-bodied, flavorsome and smooth in the mouth with a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity and a very long, persistent finish. Ideal as an aperitif or with snacks, etc. and delicious with pastries and milk drinks. 375mL bottle

Type Dessert, Sherry & Port
Varietal(s) Moscatel
Country Spain
Region Alicante
Brand Primitivo
Vintage NV

Wines of Spain

With 2.9 million acres of land planted in wine grapes, Spain is the most widely planted wine producing nation and second largest producer in the world. Many styles of wine are produced in the country most of which are based on native grape varietals.

The two most famous regions are Rioja and Ribera del Duero for their Tempranillo production. Rioja Tempranillo (the classic) will be lighter and fresher with red fruit flavours as compared to those from Ribera del Duero that are often deep purple, higher in alcohol with more tannins and intense black fruit character. Rioja is also known for producing Garnacha (Grenache), as well as rich, nutty whites from the indigenous Viura varietal.

In the Catalonia region, Spain is recognized for making a sparkling wine in the traditional method but using native grape varieties. This is called Cava. Priorat, a subregion within Catalonia specializes in making still red blends of Garnacha, Carignan and often Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon in a bold and full-bodied style. Together with Rioja, wines from Priorat have achieved DOCa/DOQ status signifying their quality.

Sherry is Spain’s famous fortified wine which can either be completely dry, lusciously sweet or somewhere in between. This is made in the southern region of Jerez.

Other notable Spanish wine styles include: Monastrell (AKA. Mataro/Mourvèdre), produced in the Jumilla region and refreshing white Albariño and Verdejo from north western Galacia.

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