Verdejo


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An herbaceous white wine that grows almost exclusively in the Rueda region of Spain. Not to be confused with Verdelho, a Portuguese grape used in primarily in Madeira.

Primary Flavors

  • Lime
  • Honeydew
  • Grapefruit Pith
  • Fennel
  • White Peach

Taste Profile

Dry

Light Body

None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    38–45°F / 3-7°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

A great food wine due to it’s higher acidity and subtle bitterness acting as a palate cleanser. Try it with fish tacos, lime chicken, carnitas and seitan steaks.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly