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Jequitiba

Olivier Rivière

Jequitiba Bottle
Appellation
Rioja
Variety
Viura, Malvasia, Garnacha Blanca
Age of Vines
35–75
Farming
Organic with biodynamic practices, some purchased is sustainably farmed
Soil
Clay limestone
Altitude
600 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, whole cluster pressing, natural yeast co-fermentation in French demi-muids and oak vats
Aging
8-10 months in foudre and French demi-muids

Overview

Jequitibá is a blend of Viura, Malvasia and Garnacha Blanca from nine plots of vines around Labastida in Rioja Alavesa planted at an average elevation of 500m. Olivier considers this wine his Côtes de Nuits Blanc in his own internal hierarchy of things.

Ratings & Reviews

91

2015 Jequitiba

Source: WA

93

2013 Jequitiba

Source: WA

90

2012 Jequitiba

Source: WA

Rioja, Spain
  • Location
    Rioja, Spain
  • Appellation
    Rioja
  • Proprietor
    Olivier Rivière
  • Winemaker
    Olivier Rivière
  • Size / Elevation
    25 hectares / 350–1000 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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