Viña Pomal Maturana Blanca

Maturana blanca
€30.00
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Viña Pomal Maturana Blanca, part of the collection of monovarietals from Bodegas Bilbaínas, Viña Pomal Vinos Singulares, Maturana Blanca is also known by the name of Ribadavia, and was approved for use in the DOCa Rioja in 2007, although it is the oldest variety in the that there is written knowledge in Rioja, since it is already mentioned in 1622. It is a variety of good fertility, it has a small cluster and elliptical berries, also of small size, it is precocious in its development, and it is remarkable for its low pH, with high in tartaric acid and low in potassium, it has the disadvantage of its high sensitivity to botrytis,what is demanding in its follow-up.

Awards

vintage 2017
vintage 2016
vintage 2014
2020
92 points
Guía Peñín
Mayte Calvo de la Banda
Bodegas Bilbaínas Oenologist
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Brilliance with slight greenish hues.

Nose

Prominent citrus notes accompanied by aromas of green apple and toastiness from the oak.

Palate

An intense wine, very fresh, well balanced with a long finish. It has good cellaring potential.

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Varieties and Analysis

Maturana blanca

Varietal

13%

Alcohol volume (%)

D.O.Ca. Rioja

D.O.

White wine

Product

The Winery

Founded in 1901 in the town of Haro’s legendary Station Quarter, Bodegas Bilbaínas is the longest-standing bottling winery in Rioja.  It also has the most extensive underground cellars in the region and a greater area of vineyards than any other winery in the town: 250 hectares of high quality vines, which supply the winery with its own grapes, ensuring that they can be processed quickly without losing their qualities.  Viña Pomal is its flagship brand, which embodies the Rioja Alta's best winemaking tradition. These are exceptional wines that have remained faithful to the classic style of authentic Rioja from the outset.

Elaboration - Vinification

Spontaneous fermentation in new barrels of American oak.

Spontaneous fermentation in new barrels of American oak. 3 months on its lees. It was then aged in French oak for 4 months.

Vineyard - Viticulture

It was harvested from the Paceta 14 vineyard, located in the Haro municipality, a vineyard that borders with the Basque Country and Burgos.

It was harvested from the Paceta 14 vineyard, located in the Haro municipality, a vineyard that borders with the Basque Country and Burgos, only 100 meters away. A 17-year old vineyard, vine stock grafted with Ribadabia on 110R, 2.6*1.2 spacing. This vineyard is located in a privileged enclave sheltered by Las Conchas. North-South facing at an altitude of 448 m. with a prominent Atlantic influence. It is made up of narrow rows that follow the curves of the slope. It covers an area of 0.66 hectares. In 2014 we had balanced vigour, which yielded small grapes. We carried out early leaf removal before budding and in this way improved the vineyard’s balance, without risking the loss of aromas. In winter and spring we worked with spontaneous plant cover. It was harvested by hand in boxes.

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