Artesa Viura Rioja Blanco

Artesa Viura Rioja Blanco

Region
Rioja, Spain
Vintage:
2017
Producer:
Bodegas Artesa
Grapes:
Viura
Wine Description:

Made from 100% Viura grapes cultivated in Rioja Oriental. Vineyards are at an altitude of 400 metres above sea level and the Viura vines are, on average, 20 years old. 80% of the vines are trained in the trellis method and 20% are bush trained. The vineyards have clay stone soils with some sandy areas. Grapes are crushed and chilled for several hours before temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel. A fresh, unoaked Viura with lifted floral and citrus notes on the nose. The palate has orchard fruits, ripe melon and zesty acidity on the finish.