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Characteristics of Baigorri Blanco Fermentado en Barrica
Baigorri Blanco Fermentado En Barrica is a white wine from Rioja, prepared by the Baigorri winery. It is a modern style winery applying gravity throughout the winemaking process, both for the movement of the wine and grapes.
Baigorri is located in the town of Samaniego, south of Alava (Rioja Alavesa). Baigorri Blanco Fermentado En Barrica is made from Viura (90%) and Malvasia (10%). The grapes come from old vines grown sustainably.
For its preparation, the grapes are de-stemmed by hand and selected grain by grain on sorting tables. Subsequently a maceration is performed with the skins for a few hours.
Finally, Baigorri Blanco Fermentado En Barrica is fermented and aged in new French oak barrels with its lees, moved regularly for about 6-8 months.
Serve at 9ºC
Aperitif, Fish rices, Complex salads, Smoked dishes, Creamed soups, Baked white fish, Iberian ham, Fish stew, Cod, Blue cheese, Goat cheese, Tempura
Tasting notes Baigorri Blanco Fermentado en Barrica
SightLemon yellow colour. Intense golden colour with a clean and bright appearance.NoseMedium intensity nose in which toasted aromas, a great load of fruit, very ripe white and yellow fruit, a vanilla touch, herbaceous notes, a presence of wooden aromas caused by its ageing in barrels and very soft spices are noticed.TasteWith good entry and generous step. Unctuous route marked by a refreshing acidity. Long, pleasant and persistent finish.
SightLemon yellow colour. Intense golden colour with a clean and bright appearance.NoseMedium intensity nose in which toasted aromas, a great load of fruit, very ripe white and yellow fruit, a vanilla touch, herbaceous notes, a presence of wooden aromas caused by its ageing in barrels and very soft spices are noticed.TasteGood, wide and greasy attack with a bitter touch. Unctuous mid-palate marked by a refreshing great acidity. Spicy touch. Long, pleasant and persistent finish.
SightGolden yellow colour, very clean and bright.NoseMedium-intensity nose in which we can perceive a balance between the load of fruit, the white and yellow fruit, really ripe, together with notes from its ageing in barrels, pleasant toasted hints, reminiscences of yeasts, dried fruits and butter. TasteIn the mouth, it has a good attack, an unctuous mid-palate marked by a good acidity which provides it with a good definition, a good structure and a long, persistent and pleasant finish. A white wine fermented in barrels totally recommendable.
La Rioja is one of the most important areas of wine production in the world. It has a long history, and exceptional soils and climates. From the Tempranillo and Grenache varieties they make great red wines that are masterfully aged which demonstrates the experience passed from generation to generation.
Bodegas Baigorri is a modern winery in La Rioja. A spectacular building in which all movements of both the grape and wine are made by gravity, without applying any mechanical forces.
Despite its short production time, Baigorri is making a name for itself among the wines in Spain, both domestically and internationally.