Very special whites to enjoy the summer

With the arrival of the heat, what you most want is to drink ‘something cool’ and, if possible, to quench your thirst. In summer, the aperitif and lunchtime usually mark a before and after in the day of any vacationer. And apart from water and soft drinks, the best suggestion is to enjoy a good chilled white wine to reconcile with the world and quench your thirst.
Although it is always necessary to be very respectful of tastes, perhaps the world of the beach bar is reflected in the consumption of ordinary white wines, but which are very successful among consumers, especially on the coast. Even so, it should be noted that Spain produces fantastic white wines and we are going to focus on them.
Familia Martínez Bujanda, faithful to its philosophy of making excellent wines from its own vineyards, located in privileged enclaves, presents in 2020 the new vintages of two of its great and original whites: Finca Antigua Viura on Lees 2019 and Finca Montepedroso Verdejo on Lees 2019. Wines from two appellations of origin as different as La Mancha and Rueda. The first is made from the Viura variety and the second from Rueda’s star grape, the Verdejo. In both cases, the role of the lees is decisive in the winemaking process and subsequent aging capacity.
Finca Antigua Viura on Lees 2019
Finca Antigua is probably one of the most creative wineries of the moment. It produces innovative, avant-garde and surprising wines. Wines that express the personality of a very peculiar terroir at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level and different from the rest of the area.
Finca Antigua Viura 2019 is an aromatic, fruity and fresh white, lemon yellow in color with green flashes. A velvety and silky wine, characterized by its volume and structure, and for having a balanced acidity that gives it freshness and nerve. Long and tasty. It is perfect to enjoy with fresh seafood and white fish, as well as with seafood rice dishes such as arroz caldero and arroz a banda. Other options are pasta au gratin and white meats.
Finca Montepedroso on Lees 2019
This single varietal Verdejo is one of the two whites produced by Finca Montepedroso in the Rueda appellation. Here the winery has 25 hectares of vineyards located at an altitude of 750 meters above sea level. The vines range in age from seven to 31 years old.
Finca Montepedroso 2019 is a clean, bright, aromatic, fruity, balanced and intense white wine. It is velvety and silky, with volume and structure. Like the previous white, it is the perfect accompaniment to fresh seafood and fish. It is also essential with seafood rice dishes. It does not disappoint when enjoyed with cheese, pasta and white meats.

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