Top 100 red wines of Valdepeñas

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Valdepeñas of Valdepeñas as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular of Valdepeñas and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Valdepeñas

The wine region of Valdepeñas is located in the region of Castille of Spain. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Corrales Espinosa or the Domaine Corcovo - Megía e Hijos produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Valdepeñas are Tempranillo, Verdejo and Airen, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Valdepeñas often reveals types of flavors of cherry, floral or anise and sometimes also flavors of tomatoes, red currant or white pepper.

In the mouth of Valdepeñas is a powerful with a lot of tannins present in the mouth. We currently count 182 estates and châteaux in the of Valdepeñas, producing 571 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Valdepeñas go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or veal.

Discover the grape variety: Grenache

Grenache noir is a grape variety that originated in Spain. It produces a variety of grape specially used for the elaboration of wine. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by medium to large bunches, and grapes of medium size. Grenache noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Languedoc & Roussillon, Rhone Valley, Loire Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Valdepeñas

red wines from the region of Valdepeñas go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or veal such as recipes of beef coarse salt, pasta and peppers or traditional veal stew.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Valdepeñas

On the nose in the region of Valdepeñas often reveals types of flavors of cream, apples or balsamic and sometimes also flavors of black plum, anise or tomatoes. In the mouth in the region of Valdepeñas is a powerful with a lot of tannins present in the mouth.

News from the vineyard of Valdepeñas

New Oregon wine appellation ‘Mount Pisgah’ is created

Oregon has got a 23rd AVA after ‘Mount Pisgah, Polk County, Oregon’ was created this month following approval from the US Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Lying around 15 miles west of Salem, the new appellation zone sits within the broader Willamette Valley AVA. Its lengthy official name was created to prevent confusion with another Mount Pisgah, in Lane County. Morgen McLaughlin, executive director of the Willamette Valley Wineries Association, said it was an exciting development: ‘Th ...

Edmond de Rothschild Heritage purchases Central Otago winery Akarua

The deal includes 34.5ha under vine in the heart of the mountainous Bannockburn sub-region. It is mainly planted with Pinot Noir, but there are pockets of Chardonnay and Riesling too. Sir Clifford Skeggs, a Kiwi businesmman, and Lady Marie Skeggs purchased the land for Akarua in 1995, and planting began the following year. The first wines were bottled from the 1999 vintage. Akarua is now firmly established as one of the largest family-owned operations in Central Otago, and its 100% estate-grown ...

Old Vine Charter: Perth’s Swan Valley to preserve historic vines

Old vines from Western Australia’s Swan Valley will be protected in the soon-to-be launched Swan Valley Old Vine Charter (OVC). More than 20 wineries from this historic region, a 30-minute drive from the state capital of Perth, are participating. The programme will see grapevines from 35 to 125 years of age registered and preserved. Participating wineries include Talijancich Wines, Nikola Estate, John Kosovich Wines, Mandoon Estate and Sandalford Wines. While the vines are predominantly Shiraz, ...