DECANTER CHOOSES THE BEST RIBERA DEL DUERO, ALENZA 2006
Our Gran Reserva from Condado de Haza winery, has been selected by Decanter for its stand at Prowine in Singapore, which brings together the most extraordinary wines in the world. Only the most exclusive and winning elaborations of 2017 AWA Decanter Awards - yearly wine competition in Asia- are invited to participate with the prestigious UK wine magazine’s. An honor for Alenza 2006 awarded the highest score for a DO Ribera del Duero wine with 96 points out of 100 and a Platinum Medal.
Alenza is the result of the diligent work carried out over the past four decades by the Condado de Haza bodega, owned by renowned winemaker Alejandro Fernández. This exceptional Gran Reserva is made traditionally by fermenting the must together with the stems – in other words non-destemming – using grapes grown on centuries-old vines in the Viña Valera vineyard from outstanding harvests that boast the level of quality required. This natural, unprocessed wine is a true reflection of its native land, an exceptional terroir on the banks of the mighty River Duero which affords the wine unique nuances. Intense maroon in colour with a cherry-red rim it emits aromas of wild fruits with balsamic and mineral hints. A smooth, intense finish in the mouth leads to a fruity aftertaste. This wine is, without doubt, an excellent value-for-money choice and is endorsed by two of the most important awards in Asia: the Decanter AWA and the China Wine and Spirits Awards.