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Bodegas Tamerán is quickly building a reputation as one of the finest producers on Gran Canaria for their unique, single-variety white wines. The estate was set up in 2019 by footballer and Canary Island native, David Silva. He met winemaker Jonathan Garcia, and enjoyed his wines so much that he became friends and subsequently business partners with him. Together, they set out to make wines which embodied the unique terroir, climate and character of the island. They purchased 6 hectares of vineyards at 600 to 700 metres above sea level, on south-facing volcanic slopes typical of Gran Canaria. They organically farm native grape varieties including Verdello, Marmajuelo, Baboso Blanco, Vijariego Blanco, Malvasía Aromática, Malvasía Volcánica and Vijariego Negro, which are bottled varietally. Everything in the vineyard is done by hand and once harvested, grapes are treated gently, with minimal intervention, native yeasts and left to mature on the lees in large neutral oak barrels. Their wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered. These are mineral, refreshing examples of the quality of wines emerging from Gran Canaria and are well-worth seeking out.
Ready 2022 - 2032
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