Vina Real, Barrel Fermented White Rioja, CVNE, 75cl
CVNE, Compañía Vinícola del Norte del España (the Northern Spanish Wine Company), was founded in 1879 in the town of Haro in Rioja. CVNE was founded by two brothers and today is still controlled by the direct descendants of the founding family. Since its inception, CVNE has been focused on the production and aging of wines and now comprises of four wineries: CVNE, Imperial, Vina Real and Contino.
Their Vina Real Barrel Fermented white is a fantastic introduction to Barrel aged white Rioja, there is a wealth of flavour on show, from pineapple, apples & banana to rich coconut, vanilla & nutiness from the oak ageing, it also makes a fantastic food wine with white meats & fish.
2014 Vintage: Sommelier Wine Awards 2015, Gold medal