HONORATUS 2008

RIOJA ALAVESA, SPAIN

WINEMAKER: Manuel Ruiz

VARIETAL: Viura 100%; 35 - 80 year old vines

VINEYARDS:  +1,800 ft altitude, around El Villar

FARMING PRACTICES: Biodynamic (not certified). No chemicals used (pesticides, fertilizers, additives, etc). Bush and trellis. Dry farmed and hand harvested.

WINEMAKING: Spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts. Very minimally fined or filtered. Aged in French and American oak barrels (75/25) 

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