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La Bastid

Olivier Rivière

La Bastid 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

La Bastid 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 600m. Olivier considers this wine his Côtes de Nuits Blanc in his own internal hierarchy of things. Before the 2016 vintage, this wine was labeled as Jequitiba.

Ratings & Reviews

92

2016 La Bastid

Source: WA

91

2015 La Bastid

Source: WA

93

2013 La Bastid

Source: WA

90

2012 La Bastid

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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