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The small, sleepy town of Rueda lies in the arid highlands northeast of Madrid. Like the equally somnolent Chablis in France, Rueda sits on chalky soil, which makes for terrific white wines. But Chablis was discovered centuries ago, and Rueda only recently—resulting in a land rush and several new ultra-modern boutique wineries. This bottle from Bodegas Félix Lorenzo Cachazo, a family that helped create the Rueda appellation, embodies what the excitement is all about. It’s a great buy at $14.
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