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Belondrade y Lurton 2018

Belondrade y Lurton

2018
Rueda (Spain)

This is the first of the wines from the Belondrade winery, and one of the best white wines in Spain....

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/ btl 0.75 L

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Details for Belondrade y Lurton 2018

Type

Wine White Barrel Aged

Wine region

Rueda (Spain)

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

This is the first of the wines from the Belondrade winery, and one of the best white wines in Spain. A mature, elegant white wine inspired by the Burgundy whites, that has in fact surpassed all expectations when it comes to quality from the Verdejo, the indigenous grape varietal of Castile. The wine has also undergone diligent ageing in oak of the highest quality and will continue to develop most favourably in the bottle for a further seven to eight years.

NOTE: Best decanted and served not overly cold, between 10º and 12º C.

Smoked / Rice with fish / Cod

  • Vine age:30 years
  • Soil:Clay / Pebbles
  • Climate:Continental
  • Yields:Low yields
  • Ageing period:10 months
  • Type of wood:French oak
  • ViewGreenish glints / Pale yellow
  • Bouquet:Ageing notes / Ripe fruit / Fennel / Hay
  • Mouth:Fresh / Long / Good acidity / Pleasant
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 9ºC and 11ºC
  • Decanting:Aeration is recommended

Customer reviews

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by: David Daniels (2 Mar) - Vintage 2018

Elegant and complex

Delicious and beautifully balanced Spanish gem ; it also improves with age. Highly recommended -it’s unoaked stablemate is also well worth a try

by: Tommy (28 Jan) - Vintage 2018

wery god

Very much like this wine fresh and with a lot of taste, a serious wine from a serious producer, really recommends this wine, will follow the coming vintages

by: carlos (10 Feb) - Vintage 2018

vino blanco maravilloso

vino blanco maravilloso de la afamada y singular bodega Belondrade, uno de los mejores blancos de España sin duda, como ya dije en otra ocasión un vino para llorar de alegría

by: m.iwaniak@btinternet.com (18/03/2019) - Vintage 2017

love it

one of the best Verdejo ever tried, citrus and floral notes with hints of blossom, balanced oak, nice character and delightful finish

by: SAPORTA Pierre (05/07/2019) - Vintage 2017

Un cépage original

Le verdejo est inconnu en France. Belondrade y Lurton, que j'ai découvert dans le restaurant Tinars, en Catalogne est une merveille d'équilibre et de puissance aromatique.

Belondrade

Belondrade

The Belondrade winery was founded in 1994 by Didier Belondrade, a Frenchman who became enamoured with Spain. His objective was to produce an excellent white wine inspired by the great Burgundy whites, using Rueda’s traditional grape variety, the Verdejo. For several years he worked in rented premises in Nava del Rey, until he was able to open the doors of his new winery in 2000, situated on the actual estate on the outskirts of La Seca. The winery was designed by the Frenc...