For 124 years, five generations of the Bujanda family have produced some of the finest wines from Rioja. It was Joaquín Martínez Bujanda who started the company with 10 hectares of vines in Rioja Alavasa and over the years the estate has expanded to include vineyards across the region. Chosen as one of the 5 Best Wine Cellars of Rioja by Wine and Spirits magazine their Conde de Valdemar range of wines includes the crisp, energetic Viura white and a selection of beautifully made Tempranillo wines from Crianza through Reserva and the top-of-the-range Gran Reserva, a blend of Tempranillo, Mazuelo and Graciano from the family vineyards in Oyón, Logrõno and Ausejo.
Grapes sourced from exclusive selections from our oldest vineyards in Rioja Alavesa.
85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano, 5% Maturana
Maturation: 32 Months in French (75%) and American (25%) Oak barrels.
This wine displays an attractive red cherry colour with a burgundy rim. It has a potent spicy aroma, together with vanilla and cocoa notes. Very potent in the mouth, rounded, with a long aftertaste and showing a great personality.
From the family's first winery, established in Rioja in 1889, to their opening of their ultra-modern winery in 1985, Bodegas Valdemar have always been innovators in the region. All of their wines are made from estate-grown grapes and they have become renowned for their modern, attractive style of wines which have become a benchmark for the region.
This has some traditional tarry notes with dark plum-paste. Chocolate and sweet, earthy flavors build on the palate. Drink now.