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Las Caraballas Verdejo

Las Caraballas Verdejo
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Las Caraballas Verdejo
White wine Young.
Variety: Verdejo
Designation of Origin: D.O. Rueda
Production area: Castilla y León
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 13.0%
White wine Young.
Variety: Verdejo
D.O. Rueda (Castilla y León)
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 13.0%
Young
Barrel
Light
Body
Less aromatic
Very aromatic

Characteristics of Las Caraballas Verdejo

Las Caraballas Verdejo is a white wine from Rueda produced by Finca Caraballas, a winery situated in Medina del Campo, Valladolid.

Finca Caraballas was created to restore an old 145 hectare plot and convert it into a sustainable and organically cultivated estate. For this reason, they have various plantations, one of them being solely for vine cultivation, which encompasses 60 hectares. Las Caraballas Verdejo ferments in stainless steel vats and is bottled in order to better represent the variety.

Serve at 8ºC
Contains sulphites
Pairing
Raw seafood, Fish rices, Sushi, Aperitif, Complex salads

Tasting notes Las Caraballas Verdejo

The 2017 vintage has been rated excellent by the regulatory council. A year marked by drought and high temperatures that brought the harvest date forward. Autumn began with temperatures somewhat higher than normal but with a normal rainfall. It was not until late November when temperatures dropped. The beginning of the year arrived with low temperatures and scarce rainfall. Suddenly, temperatures began to rise and accelerated the growth and phenolic development of the vines. At the end of April, there was an intense frost, a severe climatic accident that reduced the harvest by 20%. Once again, May registered very high temperatures that sped up the flowering and consequently brought the harvest date forward, becoming the earliest to date. A vintage where all the aromatic components of the grape have been extracted and the acidity has been preserved, essential to give freshness to the wine.
The 2016 vintage, rated as very good, began with an autumn and winter with high temperatures for these seasons that predicted an acceleration of the vines’ growth cycle. At the beginning of the spring, temperatures fell and rainfall returned to normal figures. This fact was translated in an adjustment as far as budding and flowering dates. At the beginning of June, the heat arrived and stayed all summer until the beginning of the harvest. In general terms, it was a rainy and somewhat warm year. The wines of this vintage are characterised for being aromatic and with a good acidity. Where wines in their youth will preserve their aromatic and fresh features.
The 2015 vintage was rated as very good in a year where no climatic accident occurred. Autumn and winter were somewhat warmer than normal but with normal rainfall. In spring, the growth cycle started a few days in advance, but temperatures and rains continued normally until the beginning of summer. Days before the harvest, temperatures became milder and the end of ripening was very good. The wines of this vintage are characterised by a good balance between maturity and acidity. A good aromatic profile that will age correctly.

Ratings

  • Decántalo 92

Ratings for the vintages from D.O. Rueda

2017 Excellent
2016 Very good
2015 Very good
2014 Good
2013 Good
2012 Good
2011 Excellent
2010 Very good
2009 Very good
2008 Very good
2007 Very good
2006 Very good
2005 Very good
2004 Very good
2003 Very good
2002 Good
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    17/12/18 Las Caraballas Verdejo 2017 Tried on holiday in Spain and loved it
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    Designation of Origin D.O. Rueda

    When we talking about the Rueda wines, we are often referring to their white wines. The white wines produced in this region are often made with the Verdejo variety, the main variety of Rueda, planted along the Douro River and its tributaries. Rueda white wines often offer lots of floral notes, scrubland low, delicate aromas and a great acidity given by strong temperature differences between day and night. Apart from white wine, Rueda also produces red wine, often made with the Tempranillo variety.

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