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NORALBA BLANCO ECOLÓGICO FERMENTADO EN BARRICA 2018

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Made with Viura and Malvasía grapes from our centenaries vineyards Finca Vitarán and Vizcarral, handpicked in small boxes and classified at the selection table.

Alcoholic prefermentation of must and grape’s skins at a controlled temperature of 8 ºC.

Alcoholic fermentation of the juice, without being pressed, in new Hungarian oak barrels.

Aged in new Hungarian oak barrels on its own lees during 3 – 4 months.

Colour: Pale yellow with greenish shadows.

Aroma: Intense white fruits, pear and apple aromas mixed with tropical touches like pineapple, lychees and mango.  Delicated notes of quince marmalade with hints of species from the ageing in the oak.

Taste: On the palate it is fresh, balanced and intense and in the mouth it is soft, full and unctuous with a long and aromatic finish.

Wine type: White. Barrel Fermented. Organic.
Appellation of origin: D.O.Ca. Rioja
Grape variety: 95% Viura & 5% Malvasia
Farming: Organic Agriculture
Soil: calcareous marls
Harvest: Handpick. October 2018
First vintage: 2010
Nº of bottles produced: 5000
Fermentation: Alcoholic in new Hungarian oak barrels.
Aging: 3 months in new Hungarian oak barrels.
Bottle size: 0,75cl

Conservation: Cool and dry place. Avoid sunlight
Perfect drinking temperature: 8-10 ºC
Pairing: Perfect to accompany all types of fish and raw or marinated red meat. Exquisite with soft cheeses and nuts.

AWARDS

2018 – Premios Internacionales Ecovino 2018 – SPAIN :  Ecovino de Oro

2018 – Premios Internacionales Ecoracimo – SPAIN: Ecoracimo de Oro