Luis Canas Rioja Blanco Vinas Viejas


A beautifully balanced example of white Rioja that straddles the styles of the old and the new. Vibrant citrussy Viura is blended with the more weighty Malvasia and the brief barrel maturation adds a honeyed roundness to the crisp lemony fruit. Beautiful golden yellow colour with bright lemon-tinted reflections. Elegant, combining hints of flowers, fruits and hazelnuts. Dry, with just enough acidity to make it fresh and lively with a structured and tasty finish of ripe fruit.

Perfect with seafood and shellfish, meats, salads, risottos as well as mild cheeses and nuts.

Winemaking

Grapes are hand selected and brought to the winery in the smallest tractors in the region. They are hand sorted at on of the wineries two Mistral sorting tables, where Juan Luis Cañas stands watch at each harvest. Fermentation occurs in French Oak Barrels for 17 days before the wine is aged in new French and American oak for three and a half months, with lees, until bottling.

Country Spain
Region Rioja
Grape Viura, Malvasia
ABV 13.5%
Vintage 2019
Size 75cl
Type / Colour White
Style Dry
Organic Yes

1 Bottle
£13.95
Quantity
1 Bottle
£13.95
6 Bottles
£80 £83.70
12 Bottles
£160 £167.40

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