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PHINCA ABEJERA, BODEGAS BHILAR

PHINCA ABEJERA, BODEGAS BHILAR

ORIGIN: Spain

APPELLATION: D.O.Ca. Rioja (sub-region Rioja Alavesa)

VARIETY/BLEND: 40% Tempranillo, 40% Graciano, 10% Garnacha, 10% Viura

SOIL: Limestone

FERMENTATION: The grapes are foot trodden to gently extract the must and start the fermentation process naturally with native yeast.

AGEING: The wine spends three years in 500 liter barriques.

  • WINE DESCRIPTION

    An aromatic, herbal and heady nose of red cherry, thyme, lavender, lilac, licorice root, nutmeg and clove. Intense freshness and clean flavours on the palate; the wine is lively, with brisk acidity and riper fruit character of morello cherries and blackcurrants, showing freshness and concentration with a persistent finish.

  • ABOUT PRODUCER

    Bodegas Bhilar is a boutique winery located in Elvillar, Rioja Alavesa, run by husband and wife team, David Sampedro and Melanie Hickman. Their goal is to make terroir-driven wines with soul, respect the land, work only with indigenous grapes, and to share their unique wines with good people with positive energy.

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