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Winemaker Specials: Rare Varietals from Salamanca, Spain

In-Person Berkeley, Berkeley

$85.00

Restaurant
Available for purchase,Provided
Banquet (20+ Guests)
spanish
In-Person
Share an evening with winemaker Agustín Maillo and taste the rare Rufete varietal, paired with an exquisite dinner inspired by the cuisine of Salamanca! Guests will hear first-hand how this passionate winemaker is inspired to cultivate the grape native to his home in the Sierra de Francia mountains and elevate it to the international renown it deserves. Savor the fruits of this labor of love, ask the winemaker questions, and enjoy access to exclusive discounts on bottles to take home. Chefs Sergio Monleón and Emily Sarlatte host this exclusive event at their popular restaurant La Marcha Tapas Bar in Berkeley, California. With a carefully-crafted menu designed specifically for Maillo's striking wines and the region from which they come, this is a cultural and culinary experience you won't want to miss!

Menu detail

Teso Blanco
Small Plate
This very special wine incorporates the rare and mysterious native Rufete Blanca grape and will surely delight the curious drinker. Temperature controlled fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks. Aged under a thin layer of flor for 5 months in 3-year-old French oak barrels before being bottled unfined and unfiltered.
La Zorra
Small Plate
This traditional Salamanca blend of Rufete and Aragones (Tempranillo) is La Zorra's house wine. Temperature controlled fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks. Aged for 9 months in a combination of French and American oak barrels before being bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Teso Rufete
Small Plate
This unique wine is the pure expression of Sierra de la Salamanca's native Rufete grape. Temperature controlled fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks. Aged less than 4 months in French oak before being bottled unfined and unfiltered.
La Moza Calabrés
Small Plate
Spontaneous fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Aged 12 months in 3-year-old American oak.
La Moza Rufete de Pizarra
Small Plate
Spontaneous fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Aged 12 months in 3 to 4 year old French oak.

Winemaker Specials: Rare Varietals from Salamanca, Spain

In-Person Berkeley, Berkeley
(Exact Address will be shared upon purchase.)