Posts tagged "Bodegas Marañones"
Bodegas Marañones "Piesdescalzos" 2009 Albillo

Bodegas Marañones “Piesdescalzos” 2009 Albillo

Every time I try a white wine from Bodegas Marañones I am completely seduced.  In some way I feel like someone has slipped me a mickey and I am being conned.  There is such a richness and depth, that I feel like there is new oak carefully laced through the wine to caress me into...
Top 10 Wines of 2011.

Top 10 Wines of 2011.

Okay, well forget top ten, let’s make it a baker’s dozen while we’re at it.  No particular order, I will just list them youngest to oldest according to vintage.  There are some reds, some young, some old, a white, a rosé, and even a non vintage number.  Just wines that kept me thinking throughout the...
Rock Star Wine:  Bodegas Marañones

Rock Star Wine: Bodegas Marañones

Fernando ‘Fer’ Garcia is a rock star when it comes to wine making.  Everything I have tried from this exceptional producer, Bodegas Marañones, has been amazing.  The white wine was the first one to grab me, and you can see what I had to say about that here, but needless to say it has been...
Wild, Weird, & Wonderful Spanish Whites

Wild, Weird, & Wonderful Spanish Whites

Most people probably have the impression that Spanish white wines tend to be lite, refreshing, and easy to drink, like Albariño for example (and not that there is anything wrong with Albariño, which I adore), but there are some very serious white wines being made in a traditional and/or modern style.  I have come across...