Country Spain Region: La Mancha
Varietal: Verdejo 80% Macabeo 10% Sauvignon Blanc 10% Vintage: 2022
Colour: White Style: Dry
Producer: Bodegas Manzanos
Inspired by Spain's largely untapped fine wine resources, friends, colleagues and Masters of Wine, Fergal Tynan and Giles Cooke set off on a journey to find the unsung heroes of Spain, be they regions, growers or winemakers. Fergal's interest in wine terroirs and Giles' instincts for flavour, led them to unearth great Spanish wines whose stories were untold. Mago y Granjero represents their discoveries - each wine is the result of a long journey. Each wine is hand made. Each wine reflects the personality of the land and the subtle imprint of man in varying degrees.
Working with farmers in Cuenca who grow grapes much as they have done for centuries, cultivating old bush vines on sandy chalk soils, in a hot dry climate they have never used, nor needed chemicals.
A bright straw yellow wine. Vibrant fresh but intense pear, peach flavours with citrus fruit and a hint of grapefruit. Quite floral and aromatic.
Food Matches: Delicious on its own, yet perfect with salads, creamy chicken curry and above all Tuna Nicoise.