Pretium White Generic. Organic & Biodynamic in conversion. 89 points Tim Atkim
Grape variety 75% Viura, 25% Malvasía de Rioja. Winegrowing From ancient vineries, nurtured by Valgañón family for generations and having Berta Valgañón as head of the family these days, the grape is grown. Always having in mind the importance of not using aggressive chemicals. is wine comes from centenary vines, which roots go to the deepest parts in the yields, so the same vine oers more complexity and this is reected on the wine. Production Manually harvested, the grapes are transported in small boxes to the vinery where in the artisan way, the white Pretium is made. For almost 24 hours, the grapes along with its skins are cold soaked. After that, are fermented in French oak barrels with a capacity of 500 litres each, working its lees and with daily temperature controls, always under 17°C. e wine is left to rene with its lees for eleven months, having a daily stir. After those months, the lees are removed and the wines are left to continue rening naturally with the only eects of the barrel and the time (eleven months). Production is very limited, only 1.860 bottles.