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Marqués de Riscal Rueda





Bodegas de los Herederos del Marqués de Riscal S.L. has 220 hectares of vineyards of more than 15 years, planted with among other grapes, the indigenous verdejo variety. A versatile grape with a lot of character and personality, it is very well suited to the extreme conditions of the region, allowing us to produce fresh young wines or cask-fermented whites. The verdejo grape is stemmed and cooled and left to macerate in order to extract the maximum aroma from the skins and increase the smooth oiliness of the wine. The must, once fined and clear undergoes slow fermentation at a controlled temperature of between 13ºC and 15ºC for 20 days, in order to preserve the varieties characteristic fruitiness.

After a time of maturation the wine will be bottled between January and March in the year following the harvest.



Tasting notes


A bright, straw-yellow coloured wine. As you expect from a verdejo wine, on the nose it has high aromatic intensity, with tropical fruit and hints of fennel and fresh grass. In the mouth it is both syrupy smooth and refreshing, with a slightly bitter finish which is typical of the variety making it long and pleasant to drink. Overall it is a fresh, well-balanced wine.









Grape variety

 Verdejo 100%



     Alcoholic Strenght: 13º

     Total Acidity: 5,7

     pH: 3,2

     Sugars: <2 g/l

     Food Pairing: This wine pairs well with fish, shellfish, ham, pasta dishes, chicken and cold meat.
     Best served at between 8º and 10ºC






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