Spain's glory – single-vineyard wines


‘Blending masks terroir’. This statement has remained strongly in my mind since I first read it in Educvin: Votre Talent de la Dégustation 10 years ago.

The concept of terroir is famous and much-discussed, but the capacity of a wine to express its sense of a place is seen as the decisive quality factor. Therefore, most producers are now focusing their energy and effort on expressing it in their wines. Terroir is used as a powerful attribute of differentiation.

It is been stated in many books that the purest expression of terroir is to be found in wines that are...