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José Pariente Verdejo 2022

José Pariente Verdejo

A real reference point for Rueda

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/ 0.75 L btl
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Spec sheet

TypeWhite wine
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti13.0%

The wine

The José Pariente Verdejo is one of the great reference points for the Rueda DO. An evocative and extremely pleasant wine, with a definite unctuous feel, and all that you could ask for from a Verdejo as regards freshness, good acidity, herbaceous and floral aromas, and that typical bitter touch. Produced by a winery which favours hand-crafted viticulture, as a way of life, while also being a strong advocate for research and development; run by a family committed to sustainability, a benchmark in quality, innovation and the cutting-edge.


What does this wine taste like?

A golden colour in the glass with greenish highlights, while on the nose it delights the drinker with all the aromas associated with the Verdejo varietal: peach, fennel, tropical fruits, grass... Fresh, unctuous and mineral in the mouth. In essence, this is a pure reflection of the Verdejo grape and great white wines from Rueda.

Straw yellow / Greenish glints
White fruit / Apricot / Fennel / Aniseed
Rich / Unctuous / Pleasant bitterness

Drinking and storing

Serve between 6ºC and 8ºC

Food pairing

Due to its freshness and acidity, it works very well with salads and vegetables, but also with fish and seafood. Pair it up with sushi and notice how the wine cleans the palate between each mouthful.

Starters and suppers
Soft cheeses

Smoked fish / Seafood cocktail / Salads with soft cheese

Ratings and awards

202117 JR
202092 PN
201992 PN
201892 PN
201792 PN
201692 PN
JR: Jancis robinsonPN: Peñín

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Jancis Robinson

Dry, neutral, gentle grapefruit and melon flavours. A very steady example of aromatic white, with juiciness but nothing more exciting than that.

— Richard Hemming MW (11/12/2008) Vintage 2007 - 15.5 JANCIS ROBINSON

Customer reviews

166 reviews


Vinification materialStainless steel / Concrete / Wood
Ageing period4 months


It is produced using grapes from both the family vineyards which are over 30 years old and from other old vines cultivated by smaller vine-growers under the firm's supervision. The diversity of soils and terroir means each bottle of José Pariente Verdejo captures the complexity of DO Rueda vines. Poor soils with limestone and pebbles, combined with an Atlantic-influenced continental climate forces the vines to dig deep to find sustenance.

SoilStony / Sand
ClimateContinental with Atlantic influence

The winery

Bodegas José Pariente

Bodegas José Pariente

Bodegas José Pariente started up in the 1960s, realising the dream of a vine grower, José Pariente. Passionate about his land and its star variety, the Verdejo, he began to produce hand-crafted wines. In 1998, his daughter Victoria, having inherited that same passion and being a qualified oenologist, established the present winery with the intention of making superior white wines and thus paying homage to her father. And so the story continues:...