Wine Primicia, Blanco, 2012
The wine is light straw color.
Mild, refreshing taste of wine differs citrus notes and nuances of fruit and soft acidity.
The aroma of wine and fresh notes of peach combined with oak nuances.
Wine is an excellent aperitif, served to snacks and light meals, goes well with fish.
For wine Primicia, Blanco selected grape varieties Viura and other white grapes purchased from the best wine-growers in the Rioja Alavesa. The cold maceration for 3 days should fermentation of wine in oak barrels at a controlled temperature of 18 ° C, after which the wine is aged for 5 months on the lees.
Winery Bodegas Primisia located in the south near Laguardia Cantabrian range. Start a family business put Julián Madrid, building a cellar Heredad de Baroja in 1985. Now the family-owned vineyards located a total area of 44 hectares, which is mainly cultivated varieties Tempranillo, Graciano, Mazuela and Cabernet Sauvignon. Also family Madrid controls the quality of the crop on 120 hectares of vineyards owned by their close relatives. Particular attention is paid to quality in the economy and ripeness of the grapes, collecting it in a rather risky terms. Over the past 4 years the harvest in Viña Karravalseka later collected all in Rioja.
Winery spare neither the means nor the time to search the barrels that are ideal wines manufactured here. Wine kept in a slightly burnt oak barrels. Most recently, in Bodegas Primisia began to use barrels made of French oak in the Vosges. Now in the cellar of the winery is about 5,500 barrels with an average age of 3 years. Barrels annually updated on 33%. For the production of young wines larger capacity stainless steel tank, which allows the maceration extract more flavor and color.
Wines Bodegas Primisia collected numerous awards at national and international competitions, and regularly receive high ratings from lushih world wine experts.