Spain has exceptional wines in each of its provinces. Alicante could not be less, and the DOP Alicante ensures enhancing its wines and expanding its sales and popularity.
We’re talking about wines elaborated thanks to a wide variety of climates, where the Mediterranean is one of the highlights. The style of the wines of Alicante is one of their values, and the winemakers from this area struggle everyday for it. Its wide range of wines offers different tastes, so there’s one for every type of consumer. Choose yours!
The moscatel of Alicante stands among the most renowned sweet wines. Ideal for desserts and to drink with appetizers, this is a sweet liqueur wine that is made solely with the Muscat grape variety. Its color is clear and bright, and notes of flowers and young fruits. The palate is fresh and has a distinctive flavor. You may be surprised by the amount of flavors that come in a bottle of it. Exceptional!
As in other appellations of origin from the Comunidad Velanciana, the reds are some of the higher quality wines. The variety Monastrell is the protagonist, as its bright red color, totally distinctive characteristic of this grape variety. The fruit aromas are intense and it’s often combined with all kinds of food, including a great paella by the sea, traditionally paired with white wines.
While sparkling wines have a different quality than reds, in Alicante DOP we can find aromatic varieties of sparkling wines. They have Mediterranean Sea flavors, an atmosphere where these wines acquire the marine environment of the land. To a lesser extent, we have to emphasize the noble wines still preserved fruit of long and strong aging.