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RIBERA & RUEDA, NESTLED WITHIN THE LAND OF CASTILLA & LEON, PRODUCE WINES THAT EMBODY THE NOBLE TRAITS OF CASTLES AND LIONS.

Ribera del Duero and Rueda are located in Castilla y León (two hours northwest of Madrid), home to more than 300 medieval castles dating to the eight and ninth centuries.

The flag of Castilla y León bears images of castles and lions – the coat of arms commissioned by leaders centuries ago.

Wines in Ribera del Duero are majestic like the castles that dominate the landscape, mimicking the strength, richness and structure.

Rueda is the region with the most female winemakers in Spain. The white wines are graceful, majestic, and feminine like the lioness.

Wines in Rueda are grown in rocky, lime-rich sandy clay soils challenged by the region’s extreme growing conditions.

Ribera del Duero is home to a very distinctive style of Tempranillo called “Tinto Fino” due to extreme growing conditions.

TEMPRANILLO

TEMPRANILLO

VERDEJO

VERDEJO

TEMPRANILLO

VERDEJO

TEMPRANILLO

VERDEJO

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Primary Grape: Tempranillo

Flavor Profile: Ripe, Muscular fruit flavors, structured with lively acidity, dark cherry, blackberry bramble, dried fig, vanilla and cassis create complex wines with aging structure

Spicebox: Includes black pepper, rosemary, sage, mushrooms, dark chocolate, anise, smoke, white truffle, piquant, umani-rich rotundone-dominant spices and with age – depth in forest, baking spices and leather

Soils: Chalk, stones, limestone and clay

Lookalike Regions
Napa, Bordeaux, Burgundy and Piedmont

Quality Standards

Regulatory Councils implement rigorous control processes that have the back labels on the bottles a standard of excellence. D.O. Ribera del Duero was officially named Designation of Origin by Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture in 1982.

Primary Grape: Verdejo

Flavor Profile: Ranges from elegant, graceful wines that are aromatic with citrus, stone fruit, lively acidity and white peach. Lees-aging combined with oak give bottle aging potential to young wines.

Spicebox: Highly aromatic herbs, perfumed, sharp, citrus-like spices, thai basil, turmeric, dill and coriander
which always combine well in vinaigrettes and punchy sauces over soft proteins and elegant fats.

Soils: Lime-rich, sandy clay and rocky soils.

Lookalike Regions
Loire, Sancerre, Chablis and Bordeaux.

Quality Standards

Regulatory Councils implement rigorous control processes that have the back labels on the bottles a standard of excellence. DO Rueda was officially named Designation of Origin by Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture in 1980,