White wine Bodegas Bilbaínas – Viña Pomal Maturana blanca 2016
Viña Pomal Maturana Blanca part of the collection of single varietal Bodegas Bilbaínas, Viña Pomal Wines Unique. The Maturana Blanca is also known by the name of Ribadavia. It approved its use in the D. O. Ca. Rioja 2007, although it is the variety oldest of which we have written knowledge in Rioja, as cited already in 1622. It is a variety of good fertility, presents a small bunch and berry elliptical, also small in size. It is early in its development, and it is remarkable for its low pH, with a high content of tartaric acid and low in potassium. Presents the disadvantage of high sensitivity to botrytis, so that is exacting in her follow-up.
Spontaneous fermentation in american oak casks new. Work of the lees during 3 months. Subsequently raised in French oak for 4 months.
Comes from the estate Paceta 14, located in the municipality of Haro, still the plot bordering with the basque Country and Burgos, a few 100 meters. Plot 17 years of age, grafted plants in Ribadabia on 110R, framework 2.6*1.2. It is a farm located in the privileged enclave sheltered from The Shells of Haro. At an altitude of 448 meters and oriented North-South,with a marked Atlantic influence. The morphology of the plot is composed by narrow lines, following the curves of level. Account with a surface of 0,66 hectares of D. O. Ca. Rioja.
Tasting notes: BODEGAS BILBAÍNAS – VIÑA POMAL MATURANA BLANCA 2016
- View: Wine bright, yellow with light shades of green.
- Nose: Predominate citrus, accompanied by aromas of green apple and toasted oak.
- Mouth: Wine intense, very cool, well balanced and persistent, it will age well in the bottle.
With more than a hundred years old, Bodegas Bilbaínas has been faithful to the philosophy that a day dream of its founder Santiago Ugarte in 1901.
Registered as signature bottling oldest in La Rioja, is proud to be the winery with the largest area of underground cellars underground of the territory (3.400 m2) and with the greater surface area of vineyard in the municipality of Haro arranged around. All in all they are 250 Has a quality uniquely nurturing home-grown grapes to the winery, this ensures a fast processing without loss of quality.
Set in the heart of the neighborhood of the station Haro, its strategic location allowed it from the start to take advantage of the train as means of transport for getting their wines to any corner of the planet. Have had many vintages since then, and during this time, with its flagship brand, Viña Pomal (1904), the winery has maintained her personal style so much success and recognition has been given internationally to this denomination.
Today, Bilbaínas has some of the wines and champagnes more prestigious and emblematic Rioja among which are his classics Viña Pomal, Viña Zaco, Ederra, Royal Carlton and The Vicalanda, as well as their Unique Wines of Maturana, Tempranillo white, Graciano, Grenache.
Bodegas Bilbaínas has 250 hectares of vineyards of his ownership. These cater to the 70% the production of the winery, while 30% remaining comes from growers in the area. Produces a few 2,4 millions of bottles a year, and belongs to the group Codorniu.
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