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Carlos Serres Rioja Blanco 2018

$13
  • Description
  • Tasting Notes
  • Winery
  • The Viura and Tempranillo blanco grapes for this wine were sourced from a select group of growers around Haro who have long-term exclusive contracts with the winery. The vineyards are on average 10-20 years old. The winery jointly manages the viticulture in these vineyards throughout the year to ensure maximum quality of fruit for these wines.
    • Vintage: 2018
    • Appellation: D.O.Ca. Rioja
    • Grapes: 85% Viura, 15% Tempranillo Blanco
    • Aging period: 6 months in concrete vats
    • Oak: N/A
  • Tasting Notes

    Bright, pale yellow colour. Fresh aromas of apple and pineapple with subtle white floral characters. Fresh, fruity and lasting finish, a great balance between fruit and acidity in the mouth.

    Food Pairing

    Match for fish, shellfish, smoked meats and many types of fresh and lightly aged cheeses.

  • Wine has a history. And history is full of wine. That of Carlos Serres (Charles, in French) is one of them. One of those which happen once in a lifetime and perdure.

    Not only because he saw in Haro a perfect place to make wine of great quality but, above all, because he envisaged a new horizon for Rioja wine not considered until then: international exports.
    He came from Bordeaux, where the phylloxera pest had compromised winemaking. This famous French wine consultant found in Haro the perfect terroir to make Bordeaux style wines, with a climate and terrain which reminded him of the best terroirs in Bordeaux.

    A perfect place to make wines that met the quality, flavor, and personality expectations of the most discerning international palates. Elegant wines with a Rioja flavor, ready to conquer; even overseas.