Viñedos y Bodegas Sierra Cantabria

Sierra Cantabria Blanco

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2018 Vintage

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2016 Vintage

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2016 Vintage

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Denominacion de Origen

D.O.Ca. Rioja

Location

San Vicente de la Sonsierra

Varietal

36% Viura, 15% Malvasia, and 49% Sauvignon Blanc

Vineyards

Proprietary vineyards located in San Vicente de la Sonsierra.

Year(s) Planted

Between 1990 and 2013.

Viticulture

Environmentally integrated agriculture. Employing viticulture that respects the biorhythms of the plant and vineyard.

Soils

Calcareous clay intermixed with gravel.

Climate

Continental with heavy Atlantic influences that are moderated by the Sierra Cantabria.

Winemaking

Eight hour cold soak is followed by a temperature controlled fermentation by indigenous yeast in one wine old French oak barrels.

Aging

2 months in second use Bordelaise French oak barrels.

Comments

An internationally styled white wine from Rioja, fashioned from a blend of Rioja and French varieties that have been recently approved for planting in Rioja.