Top 100 wines of Alicante

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

Discovering the wine region of Alicante

The wine region of Alicante is located in the region of Murcie of Spain. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Sierra Salinas or the Domaine Volver produce mainly wines red, white and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Alicante are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot and Tempranillo, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Alicante often reveals types of flavors of red fruit, savory or molasses and sometimes also flavors of black licorice, baking spice or rosemary.

In the mouth of Alicante is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 137 estates and châteaux in the of Alicante, producing 586 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Alicante go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or veal.

Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir

Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Alicante

wines from the region of Alicante go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or veal such as recipes of sautéed pork with pineapple, light lasagne without béchamel sauce or tournedos rossini with port sauce.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of Alicante

On the nose in the region of Alicante often reveals types of flavors of cherry, oil or ash and sometimes also flavors of molasses, black licorice or baking spice. In the mouth in the region of Alicante is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of Alicante

Resolution in Valencian wine region border conflict

‘Por fin se ha hecho justicia.’ (Finally, justice has been served) This strongly-worded statement was made by the Denomination of Origin Utiel-Requena in Spain’s Autonomous Region of Valencia as part of a press announcement in July. It refers to a Spanish Supreme Court ruling that was fully ratified at the end of September, closing a decade-long conflict between the region’s three DOs that pitted Valencia against Utiel-Requena and Alicante. The latter two had demanded that grapes fro ...

Napa wine property on sale for $35m as historic site sold

A luxury Napa Valley wine property covering around 34 acres (13.6 hectares) has recently been offered for sale at $35m. Listed by real estate agent Cyd Greer, with the Coldwell Banker agency, the Meteor Vineyard Estate features 22.58 acres of vines in the Coombsville American Viticultural Area, close to Napa. It’s predominantly planted to Cabernet Sauvignon with some Petit Verdot. Greer, a leading agent in Napa Valley for more than a decade, told Decanter that Meteor was the most expensive listi ...

New Zealand vineyards work towards achieving carbon neutrality

The industry launched a certification programme called Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand (SWNZ) back in 1995. It now covers 1,840 vineyards and 310 wineries. Growers can only achieve SWNZ certification by passing stringent tests within six key areas: water, waste, pest and disease control, soil, climate change and people. They must subject themselves to regular audits conducted by an independent company, which assesses the overall sustainability of their operations and verifies that they are m ...