D.O. RUEDA

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THIS AREA IS COMPLETELY LIMITED TO WHITE GRAPES WITH THE VERDEJO VARIETY AS THE UNDISPUTED CHAMPION.

THE TYPE STEMS FROM THIS REGION AND PROVIDES SLIM, NICE STRUCTURED WHITE WINES IN WHICH FINE MINERAL IMPRESSIONS AND A TINGE OF ANISEED SUPPLEMENT The DECENT FRUIT TONES.

IN RECENT DEACDES, A DRAMATIC CHANGE HAS OCCURRED: FROM OXIDATIVE RIPENED TO FRUITY, TENDER WHITE WINES.

IN THE NEAR FUTURE RUEDA MAY SUPPLY SPAIN WITH SLIM WHITE WINES THAT ARE ALSO SUITABLE FOR AGEING.

THE POSSIBILITIES OF THE VERDEJO ARE FAR FROM EXHAUSTED.

ALSO THE VARIETIES SAUVIGNON BLANC, PALOMINO AND VIURA ARE ALLOWED. BLUE GRAPES ARE GROWN ONLY AT A SMALL SCALE BUT WINES MADE FROM THESE ARE NOT ENTITLED TO A D.O CLASSIFICATION.

IN RUEDA OAK BARRELS ARE ONLY USED TO FERMENT WINES ENTIRELY PRODUCED WITH SAUVIGNON BLANC.

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