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Bodegas Luzon Blanco, Jumilla, Spain

Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Macabeo with Chardonnay

Average Price $9 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

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Grape Variety

Macabeo (or Viura in Rioja) is a white wine grape used on either side of the Pyrenees, in the north and east of Spain and the southernmost reaches of France. A relatively versatile grape, it is used in still, sparkling, dry and sweet wines. There are few universal truths about how Macabeo tastes; the wines can be fresh, floral and aromatic when harvested sufficiently early and aged in stainless steel, but weighty, honeyed and nutty when aged in oak and harvested slightly later.

Spain is unquestionably Macabeo's homeland, most obviously the northern regions. It is used in almost every wine district of Catalonia, particularly in sparkling Cava wines, and is the principal ingredient in white wines from Rioja, where the locals cal ...more

  • Jumilla is a wine DO title of Murcia, a small region on the Mediterranean coast of south-eastern Spain. The Jumilla viticultural area, which is sandwiched between Yecla in the north and Bullas in the south, is considered to be Murcia's most important in terms of quantity and quality. It is also the region's oldest, established in 1966.

    The landscape of Jumilla is characterized by wide valleys and plains, interrupted by the serrania (mountain ranges) that cross Murcia between the sea and the Meseta Central (Inner Plateau) of Spain. Hot, dry and harsh is the best way to describe the zone. Despite these seemingly adverse conditions, vines have b ...more

  • Murcia is one of Spain's smaller, lesser-known regions. Tucked away in the country's far southeastern corner, it is bordered by Andalucia to the west, Castilla-La Mancha to the north, Valencia to the east and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. ...more

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