APPELLATION: Rueda DO.
VINIFICATION: Harvest takes place during the cool night hours to maximize the aromatic expression of the Verdejo grape. Maceration controlled at room temperature for 15 hours to extract all the aromas of the Verdejo variety. 19 days fermentation on lees in 20,000-liter-stainless steel vats with temperature at 13C/55,4F. 3% fermented in Neutral French oak (4 months) wine added.
TASTING NOTES: Greenish yellow with bright green reflections, very attractive. The nose is powerful, dominated by balsamic aromas with herbal notes and background of peach and pineapple. Tasty, balanced and fresh. Persistent long aftertaste of a stream of fruit.
FOOD PAIRING: Avocado and shrimp, bagel with smoked salmon, apple and two cheeses, boiled lobster , bouillabaisse and rouille sauce with basil, ceviche, ,chicken escargots à la provençale, grilled fishes.
91 POINTS by Wine&Spirits; Vintage 2015
90 Points by James Suckling; Vintage 2017