Viuda Negra Finca Villahuercos 2016

Viuda negra
🌎 Rioja Alavesa, Spain

🍇 Tempranillo Blanco 100%

Finca Villahuercos is a 0.9 hectares vineyard located next to Sierra de Cantabria Mountains and situated around 600m of altitude. This high altitude gives to the wine more freshness and more acidity obtaining more longevity to this special white wine.

Fermentation around 25 days in 500 liters brand new French oak barrels. Post-fermentative aging for 4 months. The wine is left with the finest lees to give it more structure on the palate.

👀 Bright straw yellow colour with hints of gold.

👃 Intense varietal aromas, tropical fruits such as banana, pineapple, and melon.

👄 It is round, complex, elegant, very well balanced and full-bodied. It’s pleasant acidity intensify its freshness. In retronasal reappear the tropical aromas.

Combines perfectly with appetizers and starter dishes based on seafood and fish, like cod carpaccio, oysters, marinated anchovies, red shrimp rice or langoustine salad.

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