Thursday, May 14, 2009
PASO A PASO VERDEJO 2007
The Grade: OUTSTANDING. The Mojo: The Paso a Paso Verdejo 2007 is a delicious white wine from a grape more asscoiated with the more northernly Spanish region of Rueda. This particular 100% Verdejo comes from La Mancha, a region in central Spain which lies just south of Madrid. Less maritime influences and more humid weather lend to a richer, riper style of this normally very austere, crisp white. Elements of almost-meringue aromas and flavors abound with notes of lemon custard, lime zest, kiwi, guava and grapefruit. It's a light- to medium-bodied white wine that is ideal for warmer weather grilling, including seafood, chicken and turkey dishes. Another wonderful value from importer Jorge Ordonez.