£31.36/ 0.75 L btl
A powerful and mature single vineyard wine, with plenty of structure, made using grapes that come from a parcel with sandy soil, covered in pebbles, and clay at a depth of 1.5 metres, which gives the wine a particular characteristic. Given its tannic intensity, the recommendation is to leave it to evolve in bottle for at least a couple of years after release, so that all of its elegance can be best appreciated.
Malolactic fermentation in barrel. Matured for 30 months in French oak barrels.
Drinking and storing
Ratings and awards
|2015||93 PK||93 PN|
Très grand d'Espagne
Très fruité mais à garder quelques années car tanins un peu rudes. Avec de la viande rouge, côte de bœuf.
|Ageing period||30 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
Bodegas y Viñedos Valderiz
Tomás Esteban comes from a vine-growing family firmly rooted in ages past. At present, the land under plantation at Bodegas y Viñedos Valderiz comprises the 60 hectares planted by Tomás Esteban and 10 more hectares which once belonged to his father. They are spread out among 35 or more parcels located on different soils and with various orientations around his home-town of Roa. The family has been a forerunner in the field of organic agriculture in the Ribera del Duero region,...