Castillo Clavijo Rioja Alta Barrel Fermented Viura 2014

Product code: 11CRI60B2014

Barrel fermentation brings out exotic fruit, vanilla and clove flavours. It is rich and creamy but with a fresh finish.

  • Country:Spain
  • Region:Rioja
  • Sub Region:Rioja Alta
  • Vintage:2014
  • ABV:12%
  • Colour:White
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Viura, Malvasia
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 8

You enjoy a broad range of wines that are rounded and rich with bright fruity flavours.

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Product guide note

The region of Rioja is best known for reds but some white wines are also produced from white grape varieties, in this case it is a white grape called Viura. “Fermentado en Barrica” on the front label means that the wine was made in big wooden oak barrels to give extra flavour. The result is a wine that has some toasty, oaky and nutty flavours along with fruity flavours of peaches and lemons.

Production information

Producer: Castillo Clavijo

The Castillo Clavijo range is produced by Bodegas Criadores de Rioja, a Bodegas which typifies twenty-first century Rioja in its careful balancing of tradition and innovation. The winery was established in 2000 with a view to modernise the production of Rioja wines whilst working with the scores of small, local growers to make wines that reflect the quality and history of Rioja.

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