Rioja Vega Blanco Viura
x1 - £9.95 - per bottle
x6 - £8.33 - per bottle
x12 - £8.08 - per bottle
A light fragrant Rioja made from the Viura grape variety. Youthful fruity citrus flavours with hints of herbs on the finish, this is un-oaked and juicy. The nose has aromas of conference pear, white flowers and some limey notes. Fresh, clean and crisp in the mouth with good length and balance. A simple, easy drinking wine. Pair with fresh clams, mussels, and a white wine sauce. Or, try with chicken and turkey dishes.
|Style||Fresh, clean and crisp dry white wine|
|Grape||Tempranillo, Garnacha, Mazuelo|
Vineyard & Wine Region Information
Initially started as the dream of one man, Don Felipe Ugalde in 1882, this winery has seen ongoing growth and development over the years. Don’s aim was simple, to be one of the countries most prestigious Bodega’s. Although his winery passed down the family line, it was through marriage that it became united with Bodegas Muerza, hence losing its identity. Today it is owned by the group Principe de Viana (who acquired it in 1983). This saw investment in new equipment, staff and in 2001 a new winery, 10km outside Logrono, complete with an underground ageing cellar. The new cellars incorporated modern equipment such as self-weighing hoppers, pneumatic presses and self-emptying stainless steel vats. This level of development has allowed not only the fruit from their own vineyards to be processed but also that of surrounding contract growers. Hence the winery has been able to produce this range of great value for money wines.