Bodegas Viñátigo Vijariego Blanco Canary Islands Tenerife 2019

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Fragrant aromas of pear and vanilla over smoky notes delightfully introduce this wine, complemented by a striking acidity on the palate which is characteristic of this variety.

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RRP: £25.99 (save 20%)

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The philosophy behind Bodegas Viñátigo is to revive and promote the extensive varietal heritage of the Canary Islands. The journey started in the 1990s, at a centuryold plot in the village of La Guancha, in the north of Tenerife, where the traditional varieties of Listán Blanco and Listán Negro were vinified in the old family winery. With an uncompromising eye on quality, this dynamic winemaking project has subsequently expanded to produce thrilling, modern wines from varieties such as Gual, Marmajuelo and Vijariego. Bodegas Viñátigo’s ethos is respectful of the environment, both in the vineyard where sustainable winegrowing practices are applied; and in the construction of its state-of-the-art winery which was built in 1997 from local materials and designed to minimise energy consumption.

The absence of phylloxera in the Canary Islands has preserved many unique varieties creating an unparalleled viticultural heritage. As a result, all of the vines are ungrafted, allowing for a complete interaction between the plant and soil, which helps to impart the marked minerality in the wines. The combination of the volcanic soils, the cooling Alisios trade winds and the distinctive microclimates of the island, contributes to the extraordinary personalities of the wines. The vineyard is managed sustainably without the use of herbicides or synthetic products. Due to the orography of the land, the vineyards are manually cultivated resulting in handcrafted wines.

 
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RRP £25.99
Vintage 2019
Alcoholic strength 13.5%
Serve with white meats in a delicate sauce, grilled fish with a twist of lemon
Grapes Vijariego Blanco 100%
Dry/Sweet value 1
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes
Milk No
Eggs No
Organic No
Biodynamic No

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