Del Duero Wines, 91 pts
In a region where most of the vines are machine-harvested, the head-trained vines of Vidal Soblechero are very easy to spot. Brothers Claudio and Alicia are running one the last artisanal businesses in the appellation. Their 100 acres of Verdejo are scattered through the town of La Seca, growing in sand, pebbles and/or clay. Organic practices, certiUication pending..