Lanzarote Wines

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There’s a whole book on wines made from grapes grown on volcanic soils in the USA and Europe. See Volcanic Wines: Salt, Grit and Power, by John Szabo. Fascinating!

The Lanzarotes I’ve tried have been more on the tart side when compared to other regions. Grapes from hardy vines tend to me more acidic, a survival mechanism of the plant to endure harsher environments. But, it was a treat to try regardless.