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Shaya Habis 2017

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€21.45

Shaya Habis 2017

Characteristics

  • Vintage. 8 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 13

Score

ñ 93
Peñín Score 93
94
Enterwine Score 94
94
Media rating 94

Availability: In stock

€21.45
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Details

This single varietal Verdejo is a Spanish white wine from Rueda made from pre-phylloxera vineyards more than 100 years of age.  

The vines of Shaya Habis grow in an extremely harsh terroir in the Segovia meseta, characterized by freezing cold winters and boiling summers.

Production of this old-vines Verdejo was guided by minimal intervention criteria in order not to unmask the remarkable quality of the fruit.

Thus, the free-run must was fermented in 500 and 600 litre new oak barrels, after which it was aged for 8 months to gently smooth its delightfully deep character.

This white wine from Rueda produced by Bodegas y Viñedos Shaya has a nice ageing potential.

Drink Shaya Habis 2017 over the next 8-9 years.

Decant 1 hour before drinking.

Additional Information

Appearance

The white wine fermented in oak Shaya Habis has a clean, bright, straw-coloured robe with greenish tinges.

Nose

Remarkable complexity of this old-vines Verdejo from Rueda, with notes of citrus, ripe pineapple, a panoply of aromatic herbs and some floral remembrances. On the background we perceive some dry earth undertones, smoky hints and a delicate touch of oak.

Palate

Bold, big and tremendously fresh, this Verdejo aged in oak by Bodegas y Viñedos Shaya has a nice structure with plenty of detail, suggesting white and yellow fruit, along with some dry mineral notes, hints of wood and some refreshing, bitter undertones. Tremendous acidity and long persistence that leaves traces of citrus, toast and dry earth.

Our personal opinion

An exclusive white wine, Shaya Habis 2017 preserves and honours the heritage of some precious old Verdejo vines.

OTHER VINTAGES

Shaya Habis 2016:

Enterwine 94. Peñín 93.

Shaya Habis 2012:

Enterwine 92. Peñín 92.

Shaya Habis 2011:

Parker 91 and Peñín 93.

Shaya Habis 2009:

Peñín 93.

Year 2017
Type White
D.O. Rueda
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 8-10ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Vintage
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 8
Parker Score No
Peñin Score 93
Our Score 94
Media rating 94
Other guides J. Suckling: 91 puntos.
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Verdejo
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Alone, bluefish, Boullabaise, Cod, Curred fish, Goat cheese, Grilled fish, Oriental cuisine, Rice with fish, Soup and rice, Stew, Whitefish salads
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
  1. habis review by Verdejo buff on 7/5/2018
    Value

    Warning: decant the wine 1 HOUR minimum. Trust me. Then it will start to sing. However, it will be much better in 3 or 4 years.

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