NIVARIUS

A 100% Tempranillo Blanco from vineyards in Albelda de Iregua and Montes de Clavijo, at an elevation of over 700 metres, resulting in a fresh, unctuous and perfectly ripe wine that is both lively and pleasant to drink.

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DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN:
DOC Rioja

VINEYARD AREA:
Selection of vineyards in the Valle del Iregua, Laderas del Moncalvillo y Montes de Clavijo, between 550 and 700 metres above sea level.

VINEYARDS
ALBELDA DE IREGUA: Valdecabos, La Raposa. MONTES DE CLAVIJO: La Asperilla, Entre barrancos. NALDA: Monjalgara.

VINE AGE
15 years old.

SOILS
Mixture of ferrous clay with calcareous clay and a sandy component of degradation on the surface. The mixture lends agility, depth and great volume on the palate.

VARIETIES
100% Tempranillo blanco.

ELABORATION
Harvest with optimal aromatic maturation, light pressing in the absence of oxygen to avoid oxidizing aromas, fermentation in stainless steel tanks at low temperature to preserve aromas and subsequent aging. 

AGEING
4 months on fermentation lees, regular riddling twice a week.

ALCOHOL
13,5%.

“Enticingly priced, this impressive blend of mostly Tempranillo Blanco would confound most people in a blind tasting. Grown at 800 metres, it's zesty and crunchy, yet exotic at the same time"

Tim Atkin, MW - 92 points

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Contact

Camino Nalda a Viguera,46, 26190, La Rioja

941 44 72 07 | Fax: 941 49 00 86

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Friday: 09:00h. a 14:00h.

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