David Williams, Matthew Forster MW and Ines Salpico tasted 87 wines, with 3 Outstanding and 44 Highly recommended.
Spanish indigenous whites: Panel tasting scores
87 wines tasted
Highly recommended 44
Entry criteria: producers and UK agents were invited to submit their current-release, 100% varietal white wines produced from any Spanish native grape variety, and available in the UK priced up to £40 retail
This fascinating tasting featured as many as 19 grape varieties, and that in itself tells a story about the changing face of Spanish white wine. A decade ago, I doubt there would have been anything like the same base level of quality – or even sufficient examples of some of the varieties involved to make such an extensive tasting possible at all.