Tasting notes: BODEGAS BILBAÍNAS – WHITE VINE POMAL 2016
- View: Shades of yellow-pale with touches of steely.
- Nose: Fresh wine with aromas of citrus peel, chamomile, fennel and stone fruits framed in subtle toast from the barrel.
- Mouth: Friendly and fresh in the mouth, transmits the balance of the fruit with some notes of salinity. Good length and volume provide the finesse of a unique area where we work these strains of white.
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.