What does this wine taste like?
Drinking and storing
Ratings and awards
|2017||90 PK||92 PN|
Fruity wine with lovely viscosity. We drank it in a Palma restaurant, found it on Vinissimus, and received it a few days later. Great service and a great wine, as ever with Vinissimus
This is one of the best white wines I have tasted and represents excellent value for money. Floral, citrusy, yet with a subtle roundness- I recommend Belondrade Apolonia thoroughly!
My all time favorite wine in Spain. It is a super good value for money and really worth. Of course the Big sister is even better but in general a super good buy.
Verdejo with character
Second wine of Rueda top bodega. Perfumed nose of green herbs, yellow fruits as well as citrusy. Maturing in stainless steel makes nice accent.
Not for me
I could see what the winemaker was after, and this is a wine with depth and character, but I'm afraid it was just too sweet for my palate.
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...