Valenciso Rioja Blanco Limited
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Grapes are sourced from 80 year old vines on clay, stone soil in the North of the Rioja Alta area - these vineyards are of outstanding quality. Sustainable viticultural practices are followed. Fermented in stainless steel for around 24 hours until fermentation begins (using indigenous yeasts) then transferred to 225 litre Caucasian oak barrels for 9 months.
Complex aromas combining floral characters with preserved lemon and gently smoky notes. The palate is intense and broad with nuts, stone fruit, minerality and balancing citrus acidity on the finish. Will continue to develop in the bottle.
A white wine that will benefit from decanting. Serve with hake, saffron and mustard mash.
Grapes: Viura 70%, Garnacha Blanca 30%
Bottle Size: 75cl
Awards: 2013 Vintage: Sommelier Wine Awards 2015 - Gold
2011 Vintage: Sommelier Wine Awards 2013 - Silver