Decenio Rioja Blanco, Bodegas Las Orcas (75cl)
A fresh and unoaked white Rioja, with a youthful nose of green apples, lemon peel and hints of fresh peaches. Well balanced and food friendly, this is a crowd pleasing wine at a great price.
Region: Rioja, Spain
Tasting notes/pairing options: Youthful nose with aromas of green apples, lemon peel and hints of fresh peaches. The wine is very well balanced on the nose, fruit-driven and showing freshness with a pleasant finish
The vineyard/the winemaking:
Grapes are sourced from vineyards located at the foothills of the Sierra Cantabria mountains, to the south of the river Ebro. The climate is moderate continental and the altitude varies from 500 to 750 metres above sea level. The soil is composed of clay and limestone, and annual rainfall is around 500 litres per square meter.The grapes are hand-picked, completely destemmed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. This wine is completely unoaked and does not undergo malolactic fermentation.