Gran Cerdo Blanco, Rioja Alta, Spain

Pale colour, very fresh with good acidity, like a crisp green apple from the Viura. The slightly floral nose comes from the myriad of experimental white varieties in the blend.

It is a white wine style of Rioja but outside of Rioja DOCa appellation. There is a reason for that as well as why they've decided to put a greedy pig on its label - ask us for more detail!

Food Match: Ideal as an aperitif or with pasta 

Wine Facts:

Diets Organic, Vegan, Gluten Free
Viura 95% and  5% mix of Muscat, Tempranillo Blanco, Riesling, Petit & Gros Manseng, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdejo
Sugars 1g/l Residual Sugar Only
Sulphites Under 20mg/l Natural & Added Sulphites
ABV 12.0% 
Vintage 2016

Read more about no sulphites added wine labelling here
 (short read). Find out more about differences between organic, vegan and natural wines here (long read).

The History: 12 years ago they began producing wines using Gonzalo’s family grapes in an old style underground bodega in Fuenmayor. They also use grapes from Olite in Navarra. They do not age wines in oak (too expensive to use barrels and to store wines) and they sell grapes to other bodega in the area, so the best grapes are kept for Gran Cerdo.

Fresh climate due to Atlantic influence but also Mediterrian influence. That creates great oscillations between day and night during ripening ensuring moderate alcohol and natural acid in the grapes.

Fertile soils between 400 and 500 metres in Fuenmayor for the white varieties Most of the vines were planted by Gonzalo’s father 40 years ago. For white varieties (Viura) they s ll use bush vines. As the local varieties are very productive, hydric stress is important to have more concentrate grapes, they never water this vineyard.

  • Manual harvested
  • Destemmed
  • Stainless vat
  • Indigenous yeast
  • Ambient ferment
  • No malolactic fermentation

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