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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Spanish white grape variety still making light, neutral whites from 4,113 ha/10,159 acres of Andalucia in 2011, particularly in the southern condado de huelva zone, where its musts and wine can oxidize easily. It is being replaced by higher-quality varieties such as palomino.