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Spanish Wine Grape Xarel.lo

Pronounciation: Za-rel-oh

Synonyms: Xarello, Pansá

High acid grape native to the Catalan region of Spain. Known for producing highly aromatic wines, it is one member of the trio of Cava grapes. Apricot and Citrus flavors are commonly associated with this grape and with it’s acidty it can make bright refreshing wines. Also culitvated in the regions of Alella, Costers del Segre, Penedés and Tarragona.

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