£13.40/ 0.75 L btl
Valdehermoso Roble aims to embody a vine-grower's attachment to his land. Valdehermoso is one of the Esteban family's vineyard estates, located in Roa and lying at an altitude of 825 metres.
The meticulous care taken over its production and subsequent ageing in oak barrels serve to highlight the merits of the indigenous “Tinta del País” grape variety.
(Valdehermoso Roble was awarded 90 points by Parker for the 2009 vintage.)
A dark cherry colour, the nose exhibits aromas of well-ripened woodland fruits, with spicy and toasty notes. Generous, flavoursome and fruit-driven on the palate, it boasts sweet tannins and considerable length.
Aged for 6 months in French oak barrels.
Drinking and storing
Ratings and awards
We don’t have so good experience with Valderiz. This one was corked. We also bought 2 bottles of the 2014 Crianza and although nog corked, there was quite some difference in tasting.
nos ha gustado mucho, muy fino. Muy agradable y sienta muy bien
Bodegas y Viñedos Valderiz
Tomás Esteban comes from a vine-growing family firmly rooted in ages past. At present, the land under plantation at Bodegas y Viñedos Valderiz comprises the 60 hectares planted by Tomás Esteban and 10 more hectares which once belonged to his father. They are spread out among 35 or more parcels located on different soils and with various orientations around his home-town of Roa. The family has been a forerunner in the field of organic agriculture in the Ribera del Duero region,...