Workhorse. Backbone. Structured. Aromatic. Evolving. These are but a few words one can put forth when talking about the grape, Xarel·lo and they’re all true–even if some people might say them with a curled lip that implies they’re more an insult than compliment. But, to stick to such descriptions would be the lazy, fly-by analysis given that my most recent tasting of more than 60 wines shows that Xarel·lo has developed a level of finesse and subtlety to rival most any of the so-called “international” varieties. There’s a lot going […]

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