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Spanish wine’s Terminology

The Warehouse would like to share you the interesting information of Spanish wine’s Terminology and hope it find wine lovers more helpful.

 

Terminology Meaning

Blanco

White

Bodega

Winery , Cellar

Cosecha

Harvest, Vintage

Crianza

Winery-aged for at least 2 years, of which at least 6 months (12 in Navarra, Rioja, and Ribera del Duero) are spent in oak

Dolce

Sweet (more than 50g/l RS)

Embotellado a la propriedad

Bottled at the property (winery)

Gran Reserva

Winery-aged for at least 5 years, of which 18 months (24 in Navarra, Rioja and Ribera del Duero) are spent in oak casks

Fino

A dry style of Sherry

Joven

Unaged or only briefly aged (means literally ‘young’)

Licoroso (or Vino de Licor)

Fortified (and usually sweet)

Oloroso

A pungent, oxidative style of She

Rama (en Rama)

Unfiltered (typically in a Sherry context)

Reserva

Winery-aged for a minimum of 3 years, of which at least 12 months are spent in oak casks

Rosado

Rosé

Roble

Oak or oak-aged

Seco

Dry (less than 5g/l RS)

Tinto

Red

Vendimia

Vintage

VOS Sherry

an average age of 20+ years

Vörs Sherry

an average age of 30+ years