Ondarre Valdebaron Blanco Rioja 2020

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Ondarre Valdebaron Blanco Rioja 2020

Country - Spain

Region - Rioja

Grape Varieties - Tempranillo 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Ondarre

Tasting notes - Delicate aromas of white flowers are layered with green apple and pear. Refreshing with an elegant texture, balanced by crisp acidity, this has a deliciously long and mouthwatering finish.

Ondarre Valdebaron Blanco Rioja 2020

A creamy and savoury Tempranillo Blanco, with delicate
aromas of white flowers layered with ripe melon
interlaced with ginger through to a deliciously refreshing
finish.
Producer Note
Bodegas Ondarre was founded in 1985, with the aim of creating wines which
showcase the region’s distinct terroirs. Situated in the town of Viana overlooking the
Rioja Valley in Rioja Oriental, Bodegas Ondarre is the only winery in the village of Viana.
They have formed trusted relationships with the highest quality growers in the area, with
whom they have been working since their inception. The Reservas are Bodegas
Ondarre’s most acclaimed wines, which win top awards and critical approval every
year. They attribute their success to hard work in the vineyards and their continual
investment in the winery and barrel stock. They use both French and American oak
casks to help them obtain the character in their wines. They also produce a few
thousand cases of a single varietal Graciano - a real rarity due to the low yielding
nature of this variety.
Vineyard
The Tempranillo Blanco vines are grown in a small number of vineyard sites to the north
and northeast of Viana, situated northern bank of the River Ebro. The vineyards are
located on slopes ranging from 520 to 690 metres above sea level, which have been
formed by small streams running down from the Sierra Cantabria hills, the terrain is
uneven with ravines and the occasional small cliff. The vines are sheltered from the
harsh northern winds and the wetter, cooler weather fronts by the nearby Sierra
Cantabria range. The south facing orientation optimises sunlight exposure and warm,
dry winds from the south help to ventilate the vineyard, reducing disease pressure. The
vineyards are situated on a variety of soil types from sand, gravel, clay and chalk over
a limestone subsoil. The topsoil is shallow, just 25 to 40 centimetres deep and as such,
the vines take time to develop and establish complex root systems, and these bush
vines are old and low yielding. The locals are reluctant to uproot old vine stocks and
therefore these vines are noticeably older than those in the surrounding area.
Winemaking
The grapes were carefully selected and gently pressed to retain the aromas. The
clarified must was barrel-fermented in new 225 litre French oak with selected yeasts
under temperature controlled conditions. The wine spent a further four months ageing
on its fine lees in 225 litre American and French oak barriques and Acacia casks.
Tasting Note
Delicate aromas of white flowers are layered with green apple and pear. Refreshing
with an elegant creamy texture, balanced by crisp acidity, this has a deliciously long
and mouthwatering finish.
Grape
Tempranillo 100%

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