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Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco

Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco
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Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco
White wine Barrel. 6 months in French oak barrels.
Variety: Tempranillo Blanco
Designation of Origin: D.O.Ca. Rioja
Production area: La Rioja
Winery: Rioja Vega
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 13.5%
White wine Barrel. 6 months in French oak barrels.
Variety: Tempranillo Blanco
D.O.Ca. Rioja (La Rioja)
Winery: Rioja Vega
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 13.5%
Young
Barrel
Light
Body
Less aromatic
Very aromatic

Characteristics of Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco

Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco is a white wine form the appellation of origin La Rioja produced by Bodegas Rioja Vega. This is a monovarietal from the grape Tempranillo Blanco.

Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco is harvested and vinified by traditional methods.

The standout process of production is the alcoholic fermentation with the must.

In the last stage before being bottled, Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco is aged on its lees in French oak barrels for 6 months.

Bodega Rioja Vega was established more than 125 years ago by the desire of one of the first wine producers of La Rioja, Felipe Uglade.

70 hectares of Garnacha, Tempranillo and Graciano all property of the winery which gives life to a fantastic collection of wines.

Serve at 8ºC
Contains sulphites
Pairing
Smoked dishes, Mushrooms, Fish rices, Roasted chicken

Tasting notes Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco

This vintage, rated as "Very Good", was characterized by the hard frost that occurred when the vegetative cycle was beginning in mid-April, and by the subsequent drought. Except for these two weather events, the year passed normally, with the vintage displaying a perfect health status in the last phase of the cycle. The wines of this vintage are characterized by having a somewhat higher average graduation than 2016, with a very good aging capacity and a high percentage of fine and very identifiable wines.
High summer temperatures define this vintage. After a mild winter with very little rainfall, spring began with a great deal of rain, which provided favourable conditions for the growth cycle of the vines. During the summer, they experienced very high temperatures and the absence of rain, which resulted in very healthy vines. As a general result, this was a balanced year, where the final absence of rains led to a good concentration of grapes. This year is noted for a vintage with volume that can be enjoyed as a young wine.
After a winter with normal temperatures and rainfall for D.O.Ca Rioja, high temperatures in spring and summer market his year, as well as the absence of rain at the most dangerous times for the vineyard. These factors led to very healthy vines, but the harvest was brought forward three weeks on average. As a result, this year was rated as a very good one in the area, with the only drawback of not reaching full ripeness. Therefore, the wines from this vintage are those typical from Rioja, with a slightly higher alcoholic strength and a good balance between acidity and ripening.
Sight Sparkling straw yellow. Good glyceric tear. Nose Complex and intense. Tropical fruit and white fruit aromas on a somewhat herbal base. Taste Unctuous and moreish, citric undertones. Fresh and aged notes. A complex wine.

Ratings

  • Peñin 90
  • Parker 90
  • Peñin 91

Ratings for the vintages from D.O.Ca. Rioja

2017 Very good
2016 Very good
2015 Very good
2014 Good
2013 Good
2012 Very good
2011 Excellent
2010 Excellent
2009 Very good
2008 Very good
2007 Very good
2006 Very good
2005 Excellent
2004 Excellent
2003 Good
2002 Good
2001 Excellent
2000 Good
1999 Good
1998 Very good
1997 Good
1996 Very good
1995 Excellent
1994 Excellent
1993 Good
1992 Good
1991 Very good
1990 Good
1989 Good
1988 Good
1987 Very good
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Designation of Origin D.O.Ca. Rioja

Winery Rioja Vega

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.

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Imágenes y situación D.O.Ca. Rioja

More than 125 years have passed and Rioja Vega is still here. The winery, located in the appellation of origin La Rioja, is today a classic on the Spanish wine panorama. Conducted with wisdom, experience, knowledge, plus the recent technological advances and research performed by the team to offer this excellent range of wines that we see today.

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