This long established family Bodega lies in the best part of Rioja, on the limestone ridges of the Alavesa region. They only use fruit from their own vineyards and have rigorous standards in the cellars in order to create wines with elegance and pungency. Valserrano is gaining a reputation amongst Rioja’s best, receiving high score from renown wine critics.
Gran Reserva blanco is fermented in new, fine-grained, “Allier” oak casks and then left to age on the lees for 28 months in the same cask. Elegant aromas of vanilla and pastries mingling with aromatic herbs, honey and dried apricots and hint of toasted aromas from the oak. The palate is soft with a glyceric mouth-feel, full of flavours and still young and fresh. Great length. Awarded Best Spanish White Wine over £10.00 in the UK, at Wine From Spain Award 2015 and received 92pts from The Wine Advocate, December 2013.
Spanish still white wine from Rioja Spain made with Malvasia and Viura.
Valserrano is a long established family Bodega that lies in the best part of the region, on the limestone ridges of the Alavesa area in the Rioja Alta near Haro. It is based on the same principal as a good French Château which is to use fruit only from their own vineyards, set rigorous standards in the cellars and, following fermentation in stainless steel, they age the wine in oak part of which is renewed each year. The wines have elegance and pungency combined with the soft spicy allure that only well made Tempranillo can offer. They are very good indeed and have received really high score from renown wine critics. View our selection.
Valserrano estate lies on 65 hectares of vineyards that belong to the family. The domaine is planted with 80% of Tempranillo, the basis of any good Rioja wine and Mazuelo, Garnacha, Graciano and Viura.
The family recently planted a vineyard with Maturana red and another with Chardonnay to see how these minority varieties perform in the Rioja Alavesa. Once fermented, their wine mature in underground natural cellars over 200 years old.
All their cuvées have received great revue and usually receive over 90 points from world renown wine critics including Stephen Tanzer and Robert Parker. All their cuvée are under the Rioja DO and includes 2 whites; Rioja Blanco and Gran Reserva, and 6 reds; Rioja Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva, Graciano, Finca Monteviejo and Nico.