When you talk about wine, there is an endless possibility of areas to discuss and learn. Some of the favorites are the process of wine-making, history of a world-renowned wine, varieties of wine grape, types of wine, and of course, the best wine all over the globe. But “best” is a very subjective term since each has a unique craving for a specific taste. To narrow down your choices of the “best,” you could select a country and search for their most promised Vin de table.
The best winemakers are from France and Italy, that is why we have been very familiar with wine grape varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and many more. All of which were cultivated in their native soil. But finishing third in the “Countries of Best Winemakers” is Spain, and they are still paving their way to the top.
The best-known variety cultivated and grown in Spain is Tinto Fino, also called Tempranillo. Most of their favorite red wines are made from this variety, and the result of their wineries are to die for, not just casual wine, but top quality merchandise that is in demand all over the globe. So to know more about Spain’s Best Red Wine, read on about El Mejor Vino de España.
This wine grape is one of the most important and the best wine grape variety in Spain. It has been one of the significant components in making world-class red wines from Spain like Ribera del Duero and Rioja. This variety makes Spanish wines unique that is savory and a delight to the palate. The Tinto Fino variety somewhat gives off a strawberry flavor and produces the soft texture in the wine. Wines made from this variety best goes with lamb steak and some nuts.
Dominio del Aguila Gran Reserva Peñas Aladas
It is blackberry, chocolate, raisin, and oak in the mouth and berries and spices in the nose. It is a blend of Tempranillo and Cariñena. A young wine that surely has a lot to offer, this wine even taste better when aged for about five years. Grapes used are from ancient vines that undoubtedly produce the best harvest every year. The Dominio del Aguila Gran Reserva Peñas Aladas consistently earns an excellent rating in all of their products. All of which received a score higher than 4.0 points. This is just a superb wine.
Bodegas Hermanos Perez Pascuas 2013 El Pedrosal Reserva
This wine is made by one of the most respected and known appellations in Northern Spain, Ribera del Duero. Hermanos Perez Pascuas El Pedrosal Reserva is spicy and oaky in the nose, completed by hints of mints. In the mouth is leafy, a bit sour and herbal. The wine has that needed acidity to complement the whole taste. The grapes used in making this excellent wine are from 69-year-old vines, and this classic red can age up to 25 years. Most of their wines were crafted especially for their US importers and through that this line became world famous.
Marques de Murrieta Dalmau Reserva
It is a blend of Tinto Fino, Cabernet Sauvignon and, Graciano, that emphasizes the modern style of Rioja. It is sweet blackberries on the nose with hints of green leaves and a sweet flavor on the palate. A crimson red state of the art wine that is a must try from the region of Rioja — garnering a score of 4.3 in an aggravated critic score that is best paired with veal, poultry, and beef dishes.
Lopez de Heredia Reserva
In contrast to the previous red wine that emphasizes on the modern style of Rioja, the Lopez de Heredia Reserva is the epitome of an old, classical but gorgeous, old wine from the same region. Caramel, herbs and smokey charred oak in the nose, but a sweet spice, red fruits and a hint of coconut in the mouth. This young wine is a true wonder, but when aged the complexity of the blend settles and becomes a more intense and powerful drink. Even after 20 years of aging, you can still feel and taste the freshness and vibrancy of the drink.
Vega Sicilia Unico
Garnering a score of 4.75 in the 5-points scoring scale, this classical wine is a great hit. It is a blend of Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon. A spiced cherry with hints of deep earthy cocoa in the nose. In the mouth, a creamy, cherry flavor with thick chocolate notes in the end. The taste doesn’t leave your mouth in every gulp and continues to excite the palate in every sip. It is a delight in the mouth while in a very young state but never fails to amaze the taste buds as it ages. This wine never fails to surprise from start to finish.