D.O. Rueda / Blume
In Spain, the indigenous Verdejo variety is a byword for a delicious light and fruity white.
Blume Verdejo is made in our Pagos del Rey winery, in Rueda, in the province of Valladolid. The careful handling of the top grape variety in this region, Verdejo, combined with our modern wine making techniques, has resulted in a deliciously fresh and fruity white wine of authentic character and personality.
Between 8-10 °C
Rueda is a wine producing region in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, on the high plateau of Castile and León, right between two of Spain’s most famous red-wine producers: Ribera del Duero and Toro, and just on the North-West of Madrid. The river Duero flows through this region from East to West. Rueda was the first Denominación de Origen to be certified in the Region of Castile and León (1980). This high plateau is characterised by a typical continental climate featuring long cold winters, a brief spring season, and dry harsh hot summers.
Pale yellow with subtle touches of gold. It presents elegant scents of citrus and tropical fruit - juicy tangerines, pineapple and grapefruit - combined with white flowers and subtle herbal notes. Its palate is a faithful reflection of its nose, underpinned by a well-balanced acidity and a fresh pleasing finish.
Perfect with steamed fish and seafood dishes, vegetable salads, or cold soups.
Harvested at night in early October. Cool night temperatures allow the grapes to retain their wonderful aromatic nature. After crushing, the must is left for maceration for 6 to 8 hours at low temperatures. The fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks at 14-16º C. The wine making process includes careful handling at every stage. The result is a fresh and delicate wine.
2020 Sakura Awards: Blume Verdejo 2019
2019 Ultimate Wine Challenge: Blume 2018
2019 BACO: Blume 2018