Viña Gravonia Blanco Crianza 2010

Barrel Aged white wine Bodegas R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia Rioja (Spain) Viura 95 Parker 4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente Based on 5 reviews Price: £15.06 VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle

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Details for Viña Gravonia Blanco Crianza 2010

Type:
Barrel Aged white wine
Producer:
Bodegas R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia
Wine region:
Rioja (Spain)
Grape varieties:
Viura
Bottle:
0.75 L
Alcohol content:
12,5%

Viña Gravonia Blanco Crianza 2010
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Review:

López de Heredia - Viña Tondonia is particularly well-known and admired for its white wines, and Viña Gravonia is a very good option for getting to know its good work, a first step, and obviously much more affordable and accessible.

Just its appearance, its colour, demonstrates clearly this winery’s exceptional work as true masters in the art of ageing wine: notice how little this white has been evolving; aged for four years in American oak barrels, with a long maturation in bottle until now, and yet it appears a lovely gold colour without evolution.

Viña Gravonia is the house's most modest wine but its complexity is quite remarkable. The first impression on the nose is one of maturity and moisture: wet stones, sea breezes, gentle whiffs of iodine, which come as a surprise to anyone accustomed to lighter, younger whites, but which immediately captivates lovers of mature, complex whites. Swirling it round a little, straightaway it offers a blend of fresh, citrus aromas, with lactic notes (cheese) and ripe fruits, of ripe pear skin and lime blossom tea, with a very pleasant freshness once it becomes still in the glass.

It is dry on the palate: don't expect a sweetish wine with this sort of maturity; its acidity is extraordinary and will enable it to continue evolving over time. The notes suggesting moisture and other aromas discerned on the nose are repeated now on the palate: evolved fruit, raw almonds and notes reminding us of cheese. It is an easy wine to drink, fluid, medium-bodied, a perfect companion for aperitifs and less complex dishes, mushrooms, full-fat cheeses and any mild dish combining these ingredients. Tondonia white wines relate extremely well to food and should be served at virtually the temperature of a red, remember: at about 14-16 degrees, or you will miss out on all its richness!

Food Pairing:
Olives / wild mushrooms / soft full-fat cheeses / spaghetti carbonara / potatoes with monkfish / potato omelette / pasta with cheese
Vineyard:
Name:
Viña Zaconia
Surface area:
24 hectares
Soil:
Calcareous-clay / Stony
Climate:
Atlantic
Production:
Ageing period:
48 months
Barrel age:
Used
Type of wood:
American oak
Clarification and filtration:
Unfiltered
Production:
21500 bottles
Tasting:
Colour:
Pale gold / iodine tones
Bouquet:
Mature / ripe / saline / damp stone / lactic notes / pear / camomile
Palate:
Ripe / complex / dry
Recommendations:
Optimum serving temperature:
Between 14ºC and 16ºC

Customer reviews of Viña Gravonia Blanco Crianza 2010

4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente4.6 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 5 opiniones de cliente 4.6 /5 (Based on 5 reviews)

5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Grande annata | by: Farini Matteo 22 July 2019

Accenno di frutta secca e tanto mare. Bocca secchissima e tesa, con acidità a pulire. Non lunghissimo. Grande versione di questo vino.

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5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Lovely. mellow wine | by: Mark Temple 17 June 2019

Lovely. mellow wine as always, with great complexity and a level of interest belied by its price point. Now that prices of the Tondonia red and white have risen so much, this is more than ever the QPR sweet spot in the range.

4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente der Klassiker | by: Audax 02 June 2019

Lopez de Heredia bleibt der Tradition treu und macht einen sehr schönen Weiss Wein der klassischen Art. Für alle die den im Holzfass gereiften Wein mögen.

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5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Gut und lecker | by: Stephan 30 May 2019

Top Wein für diesen Preis. Nicht so gut wie die Reserva und Gran Reserva, aber dennoch sehr lecker. Der 2005er Jahrgang ist aber nochmal ne Spur besser als der 2010er

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Bodegas R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia

Bodegas López de Heredia Viña Tondonia
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Rioja, Spain

Founded by Don Rafael López de Heredia y Landeta at the end of the 19th Century, R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia is still today a single-family winery, where the four generations that took the helm have carried on the philosophy, working practices and social maxims introduced by the founder.

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