Ferran reports on three exciting sets of wines from very different Spanish territories. The Canary Islands landscape above was captured by Cristian Palmer.
Albada: a surprising way of rethinking Garnacha
Albada is a brand owned by Bodegas Virgen de la Sierra, a co-operative in Villaroya de la Sierra (Calatayud). Thanks to their particularly sensitive winemaker Manuel Castro, they have been rethinking their Garnacha.
We need to see how these single-vineyard wines will age, but for the moment they are wines that slip across your palate smoothly. The were worked in a manner that prevents the oxidation to which Garnacha is...