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Belondrade Quinta Apolonia 2020

Belondrade Quinta Apolonia

2020

£17.90

/ 0.75 L btl
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Spec sheet

TypeWhite
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti13.5%

The wine

Quinta Apolonia is the second white wine from Belondrade. It is the result of blending two wines that are different although from the same grape varietal: the Verdejo. The first is produced from grapes grown in the bodega's youngest vineyards and is slowly fermented in stainless steel tanks under temperature-controlled conditions. The second (almost a third of the coupage) is from wine left to mature for three months on its lees.

This Verdejo wine reveals most clearly the vegetal aromas characteristic of the varietal used in its production, as well as stone fruit (peach and apricot) and a pleasantly refreshing citrus background. On the palate all the richness of the heat comes through. Here is a generous, enveloping, glycerine-touched wine, creamy and unctuous, with a fine acidity that provides a distinct freshness and long-lasting aromas.

We are certainly encountering here a most individual perception of the Rueda Verdejo (although for marketing reasons it does not fall within the D.O) from one of the most highly acclaimed wineries of the region that is definitely worthwhile discovering.

What does this wine taste like?

Light
Bold
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

Drinking and storing

Serve between 9ºC and 10ºC

Ratings and awards

201891 PK
201790 PK92 PN
200990 PN
200890 PK
PK: ParkerPN: Peñín

Customer reviews

4.5/5
23 reviews
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The winery

Belondrade

Belondrade

The Belondrade winery was founded in 1994 by Didier Belondrade, a Frenchman who became enamoured with Spain. His objective was to produce an excellent white wine inspired by the great Burgundy whites, using Rueda’s traditional grape variety, the Verdejo. For several years he worked in rented premises in Nava del Rey, until he was able to open the doors of his new winery in 2000, situated on the actual estate on the outskirts of La Seca. The winery was designed by the French...

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