Sangria's Wine List
Welcome to the Wine List section of our site. You may browse our wine list by clicking any of the links below. Or you can scroll down this page to learn more about the Regions of Spain that many of our wines originate from or the different types of grapes that make up our diverse selection of wine.
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Regions of Spain
Rueda has 5,567 hectares planted with white grapes, predominately Verdejo (52%), the star of the area, but also Viura (22%), Sauvignon Blanc (7%), and Palomino Fino (19%); and 1,314 red grapes, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Garnacha.
The Rioja Denominacion de Origen was the first to be established in Spain and the first to become D.O.C. Rioja is situated in the Ebro Valley and includes the areas of La Rioja, Pais Vasco and Navarra. Rioja is made up of three sub-sones: Rioja Alavesa (where Bodegas San Pedro is located), Rioja Alta and Rioja Blanca.
Ribera Del Duero
In the vineyards, the main grape variety in Tinta del Pais or Tempranillo (81%), which forms the base of most of the wines. Other authorized red grape varieties are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha Tinta, Malbec and Merlot. In regards to white grapes, the only authorized variety is Albillo.
Located in north-central Spain. Garnacha is the dominate grape. It is best known for rose, but red wine now makes up half of the production. Cabernet Sauvignong, Graciano, Carignon and Merlot are also allowed.
Northwestern Spain's Galcia region, adjacent to Portugals northern border. Best known for white wines that are made from Albarino.
Southwest of Barcelona, in northeast Spain's Catalonia region. This area is the center of the sparkling wine industry, which has it's own DO, Cava. Wines are predominantly white. Parellada, Macabeo, and Xarel-lo. Red wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc.
Southern part of the Catalonia region. High quality wines, one of the two DOCa's, Spains top classification. Intense, full flavored wines that are mostly red, mad from Garnacha Tinta.
(Gar-nah-chah) Also known as Grenace. Originated in & is the most widely cultivated red wine grape in Spain. On its own, Grenace makes fleshy, heady, very fruity wines in their youth. Tends to age rapidly. Drink young.
(tem-prah-NEE-yoh) An important red wine grape native to northern Spain & widely cultivated in northern and central parts of that country. Can generate deep-colored wines with characteristics of strawberry, spice, and fresh tobacco. In different regions of Spain, Tempranillo goes by various names including Ojo de Liebre, Tinto Fino, Tinto del Pais, Tinto de Toro, and Ull de Llebre.
(vehr-DAY-yoh) A white grape grown in and indigenous to Spain's Rueda region. Produces full-bodied, crisp wines with a rich, buttery character.
(Vee-ooh-rah) Also known as Macabeo [Mah-kah-BEH-oh], Viura generally produces light, high in acidity, slightly floral and fairly fruity wines. Drink young.
(ahl-bah-REE-nyoh) High quality white grape from Galicia that make the most expensive and highly prized white wines. Rich with complex flavors of apricots, peaches and citrus.
(par-eh-lyah-duh) White wine grape that is one of the main varieties in Catalonia. Light, fruity, good quality with floral aromas.
(Chah-rayl-lo) Also known as Pansa Blanca. Used only in Catalonia, where it originated in the production of Cava. It is planted in the lower levels of soils and produces an acidic wine perfect for sparkling wines. This grape is also the predominant grape used in the small but highly regarded D.O. of Alella where the Parxet winery makes their acclaimed Marques de Alella Classico from the Xarello grape.
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