Drinking and storing
White fish / Hake / Cod / Soft cheeses / Warm salads
Ratings and awards
Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker
Great wine - crazy powerful colour but found the taste to be buttery and long. Wow - wine words - but that is how it was - really nice second burst in your mouth. Just bought another case before March 29th when I wont be allowed to have it any more.
Lovely big white Rioja
I really enjoyed this lovely big flavoursome wine. A great alternative to a good white burgundy. I had the Viura grape and have now ordered more, trying the other three white grape varieties.
Un viura de Rioja sublime.
Encontrar el balance en un vino blanco, donde la madera no tienda a tapar el carácter varietal, es lo más difícil. En este vino este balance es sencillamente perfecto.
Vino estructurado pero no muy complejo
Se le nota el carácter y el viura, pero para mi gusto, le faltan matices que lo hagan más interesante. Demasiado seco y directo.
Abel Mendoza Monge
Abel Mendoza Monge is a small winery in San Vicente de la Soncierra. The husband and wife team - Abel Mendoza (viticulture) and Maite Fernandez (oenology) - are responsible for some of Rioja's most curious, rare and sought-after wines, partly because they receive little attention in wine guides and the media. It could be said that they perfectly embody the Burgundian concept of the vintner, who works selflessly on his vines and transforms them into individual wines resulting...