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Iraun 2016

€28.93
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Iraun sprang from the idea to create an oak aged Viura defined by its freshness and subtleness. An aged white Rioja that is not overpowered by oak and creaminess, but very well expresses its terroir.

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Viticulture and Vinification:

Vineyard:

A 99-year old vineyard of 1 ha located in Elvillar (Rioja Alavesa) at 600 metres altitude with calcareous clay composition. A mixed plot of Tempranillo, Viura and Garnacha Blanca that only yields 3000 kg per hectare.

Viticulture:

Organically with regenerative agriculture and maximum respect for the environment.

Vinification:

 The alcoholic fermentation starts in stainless steel tanks, using only indigenous yeast, and finishes in amphoras and used 500l French oak barrels. The wine ages for another 12 months in French oak.

Tasting notes:

Iraun shows concentrated aroma´s of ripe yellow peach, Amalfi lemon, sweet spices and some yellow flower notes. On the palate it shows a stoney minerality

Serving temperature:

Between 8ºC- 10ºC

Food pairing:

White meat, white fish, seafood, chicken, turkey

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Data sheet

Appellation
D.O. Ca. Rioja
Región
Alava - Basque Country
Vintage
2016
grape varieties
93% Viura 7% White grenache
Alcohol
12,5%
Size
75 cl
Type of Wine
Crianza White wine on lees
Ageing
Yes
Ageing in:
Used 500l French oak barrels and amphora
Ageing time
12 months
Production
1.396 units
Organic
Yes
Biodynamic
No

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