Coming from 80-year-old vineyards, Balbas La Retama It remains 12 months in wood to continue its evolution later in the bottle. The historical essence of the Ribera del Duero.
Current vintage: 2019
Variety: Albillo Mayor
Months in barrel: 12 months in 500 liter oak barrels.
The Albillo Mayor grape with which La Retama is made comes from our oldest family vineyards (80-100 years old) located on the same estate that gives it its name, being picked and selected by hand, ensuring its care at all times. This ribereño white rests for a total of 12 months in 500L French Oak barrels, where it is aged on its own lees, prior to its final passage through the bottle to finish rounding it off.
Charismatic wine, with clean and bright tones. Balanced, delicate acidity, tasty, with fruity aromas and mineral touches. Long and persistent finish.
This wine is ideal to accompany baked fish, shellfish, grilled vegetables, pâtés, salads and rice dishes.