White Wine Viña Gravonia 2011
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A single varietal Viura (Macabeo), it is made from vineyards coming from a single estate with an average age of 45 years.
The grapes of this white wine from La Rioja were meticulously harvested, destemmed and fermented in big oak vats.
After that, it was aged in oak barrels for 4 years-with two yearly rackings.
Finally, Viña Gravonia 2011 was clarified with egg whites, bottled unfiltered and aged for a further 3 years in the cellar.
This Crianza white wine has a great ageing potential.
18,867 bottles produced.
The white wine Viña Gravonia has a golden colour with some amber tinges.
This excellent white wine made from Viura is remarkably complex and elegant. Viña Gravonia Crianza suggests aromas of dry fruit, aromatich herbs, some lactic nuances and a panoply of spices, white flowers, honey, royal jelly and flowers.
Silky, sophisticated and deep, this Crianza white wine by the Viña Tondonia winery has a fabulous palate. Bone fruit, juicy and fresh, underbrush, bitter herbs, citrus, jasmine... A nice complexity. Very good acidity and a very long finish with some mineral and earthy suggestions.
|Our personal opinion||
Elegant, original and superbly crafted, Viña Gravonia 2011 is a first class Rioja white wine by legendary Bodega López Heredia. We suggest that you keep one or two bottles in your home cellar to witness its spectacular evolution.
Viña Gravonia 2010:
Enterwine 94. Parker 95. J. Suckling 95.
Viña Gravonia 2008:
Enterwine 94. Parker 94.
Viña Gravonia 2007:
Enterwine 93. Parker 93.
Viña Gravonia Crianza Blanco 2006:
Parker 94. Enterwine 94.
Viña Gravonia Crianza Blanco 2005:
Viña Gravonia Crianza Blanco 2004:
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Type of ageing||Months in barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||48|
|Pairings||Alone, Baked whitefish, bluefish, Boullabaise, Cod, Eggs, Fish and gravey, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Pasta with fish, Poultry, Soup and rice, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , White meat with gravy, Whitefish salads|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Dry and full bodied, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|