Blanco Sierra Cantabria 2018



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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2018 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)
Winery: Sierra Cantabria
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Malvasía, Sauvignon Blanc, Viura, Maturana, Tempranillo Blanco
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
From Sierra Cantabria (Rioja), we received this Blanco Sierra Cantabria 2018 (£8.91), a white wine vinified with tempranillo blanco, maturana, viura, sauvignon blanc and malvasía from 2018. According to Drinks&Co users, this white wine earns 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: peñín: 90.

Description of Blanco Sierra Cantabria 2018

Blanco Sierra Cantabria 2018 (Malvasía, Sauvignon Blanc, Viura, Maturana and Tempranillo Blanco)


  • View: to view a bright yellow sign with straw-colored hues.
  • Nose: Intense aromas of individuals and fruits and flowers variety. With hints of wood in the background that highlight the other aromas.
  • Mouth: This wine stands out for its fruit flavors, especially the intense flavor of peach, flowers and fruits. It has a medium and long body at its end.

APPELLATION: Rioja, Spain.

VINEYARD: Vineyards Sierra Cantabria.

GRAPES: Sauvignon Blanc, Viura, Tempranillo Blanco, Malvasia and Maturana.

AGEING: Sauvignon Blanc variety was fermented 50% in French oak barrels of wine, 50% aged in the same barrels with two local wines, all for a period of 2 months. Other varieties aged in stainless steel tanks, maintaining the temperature level between 14-16 ° C, adding yeasts.

PREPARATION: vineyards can vary between 35 and 70 years old depending on the grape variety, soil often clayey and calcareous. The harvest is done manually in boxes exhaustive, gathering took place between 24 and 25 September for varieties of Sauvignon Blanc and Tempranillo, other varieties were harvested between 8 and 9 October. Once harvested all varieties of grapes are cold soaked for 10 hours, performing static racking.

WINE PAIRING: Ideal to serve with salad, fish stew, grilled fish, fresh cheese and seafood.



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The Winery

Sierra Cantabria

Sierra Cantabria

The quality of the great wines is not a result of sheer luck. It requires personal effort, knowledge and passion as well of the earth and the complicity of the weather. Nothing is predominant, everything is important in order to create internationally famous wines. This is the result of hard work of a family with a philosophy that have been passed from generation to generation: to give back to the earth everything that it has given to us through the meticulous elaboration of our wines.

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Reviews of Blanco Sierra Cantabria 2018


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4 /5

This white Sierra Cantabria Blanco is atypical white Rioja is made from grapes allowed by the appellation but very innovative. The first vintage was in 2016, when they produced less. The first volume comes with the Blanco 2018, which is an unusual blend of 40% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Viura, 15% Tempranillo Blanco, Malvasia 10% and 5% Maturana Blanca. The fermented and aged in different barrels, and only the Sauvignon Blanc fermented and aged in oak to give it texture and to avoid excessive aroma's too. The Maturana has a high acidity and ensures freshness. It is very different from your average white Rioja - it has fruit and flowers and is bright and airy, but with more complexity and texture. A very complete wine with a very wide palate.
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4 /5

Otoman, referring to the silk trade in Turkey, is a fresh and expressive wine reflecting the identity of La Rioja's Sonsierra region It's crisp, silky and delicate with primary fresh citrus fruit, apricots and hints of vanilla
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Rounded, silky white Rioja, scented with citrus, flavoured with apricot and given a welcome creaminess by vanilla
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