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Navaherreros Blanco de Bernabeleva 2012


Recommendation: A good Spanish white with lots of character.

Winery/Producer: San Martin De Valdeiglesias; Madrid, Spain.

Grape Variety: Blend

Geographic Region, Appellation: Madrid, Spain.

Vintage: 2012

Price: $57.50

Purchased From: The Britannia Restaurant, on board the Queen Mary 2.

Paired With: Roast loin of lamb with pommes bougeoise, savoy cabbage, roasted pepper, celeriac puree and a persillade of creamed mushrooms.

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before drinking. Pale golden color. Light quince and tropical fruit aromas. Smooth and delicious tropical taste that dramatically changes to a fairly strong tart quince flavored finish. VERY good Spanish white. It was delicious drinking alone and even better with the lamb. A Spanish white with lots of character. I loved it!!!

    She said: Light citrus combined with melon in the nose led to a flavor more melon than citrus before the citrus emerged with bitterness in the finish. Towards the end of the finish the tropical fruit made a presence reminding me of the swans in Swan Lake. I didn’t bond with the wine at first but after I ate the dinner I found it delicious.

    Comments:

Alcohol: 13.5%

Bar code: 8 437011 795014

Imported by: NA