52 Weeks of Wine – Week 3: Penedès (November 10th-16th 2018)

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For Week 3 of the 52 Weeks of Wine Training Program I featured a Penedès. It may be one of my new favorite white varietals as it has the tang and citrus of a Sauv Blanc but the smoothness and balance of a Pinot Grigio! You should try it!

I wish I had some great story about how the first time I tasted Penedès was when I went on some luxurious vacation to the coast of Spain. Well, I have never even heard of Penedès. If I wasn’t in the wine shop standing in the white wine section, I couldn’t have even told you whether it was a white or red varietal. So, when the woman helping me with my selection said, “How about a Penedès?” I awkwardly said, “Oh yea! Of course! A Penedès!” Considering my selection criteria consisted of (1) a white wine and (2) a varietal that I’ve never tasted, I was 2-0 and on track for this week’s 52 Weeks of Wine selection!

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