White Wine Baigorri Blanco Fermentado en Barrica 2017
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All of the grapes used in this Spanish white wine from Rioja were destemmed and carefully selected.
After that, they were macerated for a few hours, gently pressed and clarified before being fermented.
As its name suggests, this white wine from La Rioja was then fermented in oak barrels. Both alcoholic fermentation and the subsequent ageing process took place in new French oak barrels. The process lasted 8 months, with regular stirrings of the lees.
The wine Baigorri Blanco Fermentado en Barrica 2016 is smooth and excellently priced.
The wine Baigorri Blanco Fermentado en Barrica has a golden colour with some pale reflections.
The nose of this blend of Viura and Malvasía is complex and intense. This white wine fermented in oak suggests some fragrant white fruit aromas, notes of vanilla, citrus and toast, and hints of balsam, aromatic herbs and white flowers.
This white wine by Bodegas Baigorri has a substantial volume upon its entry, and it is very pleasant. Big, complex, glyceric, and very well-balanced. This Rioja white wine has a long aftertaste with dry fruit, pear jam, jasmine, smoked notes, and some creamy and pastry notes.
|Our personal opinion||
An elegant and well-structured wine that surprises us with every sip and changes over time in a glass. Baigorri Blanco Fermentado en Barrica 2016 is ideal with an assortment of cheeses.
Baigorri Blanco Fermentado en Barrica 2015:
Baigorri Blanco Fermentado en Barrica 2014:
Enterwine 93. Peñín 90.
Baigorri Blanco Fermentado en Barrica 2012:
Peñín 91. Tanzer 91.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Ageing||Fermented in Barrel|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||8|
|Percentage of variety||Viura 90%, Malvasía 10%.|
|Pairings||Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Blue cheeses, bluefish, Cold meats, Cured duck breast, Curred fish, Fish and gravey, Foie Gras, Full salads, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Pasta with fish, Rice with fish, Smoked foods, Soup and rice, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stew, White meat with gravy, Whitefish salads|
|Taste||Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|