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made his way through southern France and the Tuscany region in Italy, before coming back to La Remediadora in La Mancha, his home region. They current ly produce over 1,000,000 cases of wine annually.

Macabeo is similar to and sometimes confused with Viura, the workhorse white grape of Spain. It shares the gripping acidity with Viura,

but wi th a more delicately nuanced fruit c o m p o n e n t including guava and pea c h n e c t a r . Together with the var ietals Parellada and Xarel-lo it is used in the production of the sparkling wine via the traditional method (called méthode Champenoise) in the world.

Our selection is a lovely rendition integrating the sparse soil in which it is grown with warm climate to produce a wine that is imposing, yet delicate at the same time. Perfect with raw oysters, ceviche or hamachi.

he grapes of the Destinos wines come from the region of “La Mancha” in the central part of Spain. This area is one of the oldest and largest grape producing regions in the world, giving great quality to the sorted grapes, and reaching the consumer with a fresh pre-mium wine at a great price.

Destinos Macabeo is one of the few single varietal M a c a b e o wines in the world. It is c r i s p a n d playful, with e m e r g i n g f l avo r s o f tropical fruit and c i t r u s

making it fresh and well-balanced. Made from 100% Macabeo grapes grown on 30-year-old bush vines high in the mountains, this wine is made in the typical Spanish style of white wines with no barrel aging.

The Producer for Destinos is Cooperativa La Remediadora. This is a cooperative owned by about 30 grape growers in the region of “La Mancha,” giving La Remediadora some of the best grapes from the area. Winemaker Julian Martinez started his studies in Ciudad Real, and then

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Macabeo

(Mack cob bayo)

2010

Destinos

La Mancha, Spain

Color: Deep golden Nose: Guava, lime and butterscotch Palate: More guava along with lime and peach

Finish: Full and extracted

Drink now through 2011

WOMC RATING 91 Points

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