White Wine Nisia 2018
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It is made from old vines located at an altitude of 950 metres above sea level. Soils are composed of sand and rocks and have extremely low levels of organic matter.
Manually harvested and selected both at the vineyard and in the cellar, 40% of this Verdejo from Rueda was fermented in stainless steel tanks, where it was also aged for 8 months on its lees. The remaining 60% of this white wine from Rueda was fermented in French oak barrels and aged on its lees for the same time with periodic stirrings.
Finally, Nisia 2018 was blended and further aged for a brief period of time prior to its bottling.
The white wine Nisia has a clean, bright, pale yellow colour with golden tinges.
Well-defined and seductive, this Verdejo white wine shows some primary aromas of white and yellow fruit and aromatic herbs, with some touches of tropical fruit and a bitter note.
This old-vines Verdejo is intense and creamy, evoking notions of exotic fruit and yellow fruit, some mineral undertones and remembrances of aromatic herbs. This wine of Bodegas Ordóñez has a well-balanced acidity and long, slightly bitter finish.
|Our personal opinion||
A remarkable value, Nisia 2018 delivers complexity and local character at an affordable price.
Enterwine 93. Peñín 91.
Enterwine 94. Peñín 92.
Peñín 94. Tanzer 90.
First vintage. Peñín 95. Parker 91. Tanzer 90.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Type of ageing||Months in distinct containers|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||8|
|Pairings||Baked whitefish, bluefish, Cod, Curred fish, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Rice with fish, Soup and rice, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stew|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Appetizer, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|