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Barón de Chirel Verdejo Viñas Centenarias 2014 Blanco

Marqués de Riscal Rueda, Castilla y León

This is the first, fabulous vintage of Riscal’s new top-of-the-range white in Rueda, although it hasn’t been released under this appellation but as VT Castilla y León. Grapes were sourced from two extremely old vineyards in Segovia and the wine aged in foudres and 600-litre oak barrels. Scrubland, white candied fruit, wet stone and a hint of white pepper on the nose. The palate is rich and big, reflecting the concentration found in very old vines, but it displays bright acidity and balance. 17.0 points

Date tasted Monday 6th of February 2017
Reviewer Amaya Cervera
Grape 100% Verdejo
Alcohol 13.5%
Bottle 75 cl.
Drink 2017-20121
Price 39 €