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Casa Agrícola Pepe Mendoza
Winery Wines Files 16

Weißwein 2020 D.O. Alicante Moscatel "Pureza", Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: Up to 20.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Clay amphora
Variety: Moscatel
Registration number: #PeMe-L09021

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (89 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 22 June, 2021
Best to drink: Bis 2024+. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Firm, nutty and slightly yellow-spicy, a hint of smokiness with yellow-fruity aromas and dried floral tones. Clear, finely juicy, polished fruit, nutty and again a little yellow-spicy aromas, very fine, quite lively acidity, persistent on the palate, good substance and some grip, mineral hints, hints of woody tones, quite complex, very good, firm finish with tart juice, spice and grip

DO area on the Mediterranean coast Costa Blanca (white coast) in the Spanish region Valencia. About 75 kilometres northeast of Alicante, on the Dénia peninsula, there is the later attached subzone La Marina Alta, where mainly sweet wines are produced. The vineyards of the subzone Alicante Clásico are located on a smaller scale around the port city of Alicante, but four-fifths of them are inland at an altitude of 500 to 650 metres above sea level. The vineyards cover about 14,500 hectares of vineyards on mostly dark limestone soils with a low percentage of clay. The climate, which is mild in summer and winter, is humid and Mediterranean near the...

Viticulture in Spain has an ancient tradition, as vines were cultivated here at least 5,000 years ago. The Phoenicians founded the city of Gadir (Cádiz) around 1100 BC and traded heavily in wine in the Mediterranean region. The first flowering occurred in 200 BC, because the Romans loved the wine from Baetica (Andalusia). Development was halted by the Moorish invasion in 711. For religious reasons, the Muslims cleared large parts of the vineyards or only allowed the production of sultanas. They brought with them the art of distillation, which was not used for alcoholic beverages, however, but for essential oils, as...

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