Valsardo Reserva Superior 2002 75cl
A smashing wine - smooth, elegant and with a hint of Cabernet giving it some of that lovely polished sideboard aroma!
Valsardo was founded in 1998 and is located in the area of Penafiel, where the home of Duraton river is, at the foot of a hill called "Barco de Valsardo". There is also a Castle of Penafiel located here which is a fantastic monument dating back to the 11th century.
The estate is owned by the Lopez de la Osa Escribano family who have handed down an old tradition in the wine culture, consolidating its path, incorporating the new enthusiastic and knowledgeable generation.
The winery began with the values of giving love to the earth and patience to the vines which were planted in 1986 in the Ribera del Duero denomination.
The company carried out different research projects and incorporates new technologies whilst remaining true to the traditional methods and their clear objectives or high wuality, strict evolution, excellence of products, remaining truthful and not misinforming consumers, and creating a successful company, not only in profit but in conveying an idea of "life" and endorsing in research projects.
Not only does Valsardo own 9 hectares of vineyard containing 22,000 vines in full priduction, and contain 3 areas: the wine-making area, the barrelled aging area, and the bottle aging area; but they also have a building dedicated to the expansion of culture of wine. This contains an audio-visual and conference room devoted to the cultural promotion and is very important for all visitors to know in depth the processes occurring from vine to wine.
Further to this, there is also a laboratory which carried out the elaboration control monitoring of the wines as well as supports the numerous lines of research.
They apply the most advanced technologies here to ensure the desired quality requirements are met, and the laboratory allows a follow-up of the winemaking process to be carried out.
Country: Spain | Region: Ribera del Duero | Alcohol: TBC | Grapes: Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot