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Characteristics of Finca La Emperatriz Viura
Finca La Emperatriz Viura is a white wine form the appellation of Rioja produced by Finca La Emperatriz. The winery is located in Baños de Rioja, situated on of the highest plateaux in La Rioja Alta.
Finca La Emperatriz Viura belongs to the range 'coupage clásicos' that appoints wines produced from unique plots of land.
In the case of Finca la Emperatriz Viura, it is a monovarietal of Viura of which the grapes originate from the plots 2, 3 and 6 from Finca Emperatriz.
The vineyards are 50 years old are cultivated in sandy loam soils with very good drainage and good light.
The harvest is completed by hand during the first week of October.
For the production of Finca La Emperatriz Viura, it starts with a light maceration process. After which, the must is racked and proceeds to a slow fermentation at a controlled temperature of 15ºC. After the wine making process, the wine is left to lie on its lees for 2 months.
SightBright yellow. Clean and expressive.NoseA large aromatic intensity with a presence of white fruits with sweet citric and floral notes.TasteOn the palate, fresh and potent. A passing that is creamy and very fruity. Very well-balanced and good acidity. The finish is long and intense.
SightPale yellow with greenish reflections. Clean and bright.NoseA very intense nose. White fruit aromas such as sweet pear and white flower are prominent. Tantalising, sweet pastry notes accompany the fruity nuances. Citric notes that give it lots of freshness also appear.TasteRich and fresh on the palate with pleasant acidity giving it balance. A savoury finish with intense, fruity sensations. This wine is a good ambassador of the Rioja Viura, and is farmed on suitable soils.
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.
Finca La Emperatriz is a relatively young winery in La Rioja that cultivates its vineyards with millimetric precision. They are parcelled out to produce modern wines, both in classic coupages with grapes of different varieties and plots, to achieve round, balanced and tasty wines. Just as in their single-vineyard wines, which show the personality of the grape and the character of the specific terroir where they come from.