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- n. A grape variety from the Rueda region of Spain
- n. The white wine, and a wine similar to sherry, made from this type of grape
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I am especially fond of its verdejo, a crisp refreshing white wine.
Made from the aromatic verdejo grape in Spain's northern Rueda region, this white is silky and medium-bodied, with a lemon-drop core, floral overtone and crisp finish.
But I also look more offbeat gems, such as and albarino and verdejo from Spain as well as gossamer-light vinho verde from Portugal.
The verdejo grape anchors the whites of the arid Rueda district northwest of Madrid.
Don't miss the glorious Belondrade Y Lurton verdejo.
I drink a fair bit of verdejo when I'm in northern Spain, most bars have a good one on stand by when you've had an overload of vino tinto over the past week.