Coupage of white varieties grown in vineyards located in the heart of La Rioja between 700 and 800 meters of altitude, on limestone soils of Cretaceous origin. After the manual harvest, the wine ferments and is raised, on its own lees, for 5 months in French oak barrels. Later it rests in bottle for 3 months more before its commercialization.
It has a straw yellow color with greenish trim. It has a wide aromatic intensity, where the fruits of bone predominate in combination with the vanilla notes of the fermentation in the barrel and the sweetness of the aging on lees. In the mouth it is fresh and balanced with a long finish and a very fruity retronasal.
What does this wine taste like?
|Straw yellow / Greenish glints / Clean / Bright|
|Higly aromatic / Fruit aromas / Stone fruit / Ageing notes / Vanilla|
|Fresh / Balanced / Fruit-forward / Long / Persistent / Ageing notes|
Drinking and storing
|Ageing period||5 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
Nivarius means "nevero" a natural well where snow is preserved year-round. If it gives its wines its name, it is because its vineyards are 800 meters high and face north. Due to the low temperature, the grapes stand out for their acidity, freshness and fruitiness, key to the quality of the unique white wines. And they know what they are talking about. Nivarius is the first winery of DOC Rioja that fully produces quality white wines. It is what sets them apart. It is what makes...