Spain's New Wave of Whites
In Galicia, ancient varieties yield distinctive new wines
Galicia is green and wet. Pushing inward from Spain's Atlantic coast, this westernmost region of Green Spain seems more like the Irish countryside, which was settled some 2,500 years ago by Iberian Celts who left from Galicia's rocky shores, than like the sun-ripened Spanish wine appellations of Ribera del Duero, Toro and Priorat.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 2004.