Bright pale yellow in colour with green hints at the rim. The nose shows aromas reminiscent of spring flowers and white fruits such as pear, apple and white currant. The palate is silky and pleasing due to perfect balance between structure and acidity.
Rioja Alta is the westernmost of Rioja's three sub-areas. It is influenced by the Atlantic Ocean's climate. The soil in Rioja Alta is rich in iron, limestone and clay, along with nutrients deposited in the region by the tributaries of the Ebro River.
A very good vintage for quality but not without its difficulties. A lot of rains in warm weather made rot a big concern. In the end though we are very pleased with the quality of the fruit and the subsequent wines are looking strong.
This wine is made from 100% viura grapes. Gentle pressing encouraged the release of free run juice which was then fermented in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature, so facilitating the extraction and conservation of key primary fruit and floral aromas typical of the variety
- Grilled and Roasted White Meats
- Salads and Picnics