Gomez Cruzado

2022 Rioja Blanco 2 Ano

   

£17.60 per bottle

Single bottles: £21.99

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The Gómez Cruzado winery dates back to 1886 when Angel Gómez de Arteche started to produce and bottle his own wine in Haro, at the very heart of Rioja Alta. This was in the day when the wine trade between Rioja and France passed along the Tudela-Bilbao line, and the key Rioja wineries were located around the station of Haro. The winery sits just 100m from the station to this day. The winery sources fruit from almost a hundred different plots across 3 distinct regions: Alto Najerilla, Bajo Najerilla and Sierra Cantabria.
This is a beautiful white rioja which is crying out for chicken or some excellent creamy pasta. The Viura and Tempranillo Blanco grapes are harvested from a single plot, slightly sloping, in a high altitude area of Haro. Half the wine spends 5 months in French oak with its lees, and half is aged with lees in concrete. The parts are then blended and bottled.


Poised, yet complex nose with notes of honeysuckle, stone fruit and gentle toasty oak. The palate is beautifully textured, with an almost exotic note, evident yet perfectly integrated oak and ripe fruit. Complex and with a long toasty, citrus finish.

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