Bodegas Sonsierra San Vicente de la Sonsierra

Region
Spain
Size
516 hectare
Established
1962
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Bodegas Sonsierra was born in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, in the heart of a region with unique characteristics for vine growing, where the Tempranillo grape finds its perfect environment. In 1962, more than 240 vine growers decided to pool their 430 hectares of vineyards to realize an old dream of farmers in the village: the creation of a cooperative in which they produce their own wines. Today Mindiarte is one of several labels produced in this spirit by the cooperative.

Planting occupies a wide variety of different terrain: from the foothills of the Cantabrian Mountains at an altitude of 770 metres, to the rolling terraces of the lowlands near the River Ebro, at an altitude of just 420 metres. This diversity is an exceptional legacy handed down to us from our forebears, which we take great pains to tend and protect.

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Rioja Blanco, Mindiarte, Bodegas Sonsierra

Rioja Blanco Mindiarte

Origin: San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Spain

Sonsierra is in San Vicente de la Sonsierra and is part of the municipality in the Spanish La Rioja region. Sonsierra means "from under the Sierra" - implying: "protected by the mountain range".

Bodegas Sonsierra's wines are amongst the most prestigious Rioja wines, fine and aromatic in their youth, well balanced and with a delicate bouquet once aged. They are wines with a unique personality, with the unmistakable character of a historical area dedicated to wine.

The climate is Mediterranean although Rioja Alta Comarca is a little wetter than Rioja Baja. Temperatures range from 11.8°C – 31.8°C and rainfall between 300 mm - 600 mm per annum. In winter the Cierzo wind blows constantly over the La Rioja region.

Grape Variety
Macabeo/Viura 100%
Alcohol by Volume
12.5% ABV
Wine Style
White Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

This wine is a pale yellow in colour. There is white fruit aroma (pear and banana) with a soft floral hint. The palate is very tasty and balanced with a very integrated fresh acidity. The aftertaste is pleasant and subtle.

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B1806107MINDIARTE Rioja Alta Blanco 16Bottle (75cl)2016 Trade only--
B1806108MINDIARTE Rioja Blanco 17Bottle (75cl)2017 Trade only--
B1806109MINDIARTE Rioja Blanco 18Bottle (75cl)2018 Trade only--

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

Rioja Rosado, Mindiarte, Bodegas Sonsierra

Rioja Rosado Mindiarte

Origin: San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Spain

Bodegas Sonsierra's wines are amongst the most prestigious Rioja wines, fine and aromatic in their youth, well balanced and with a delicate bouquet once aged. They are wines with a unique personality, with the unmistakable character of a historical area dedicated to wine.

The climate is Mediterranean although Rioja Alta Comarca is a little wetter than Rioja Baja. Temperatures range from 11.8°C - 31.8°C and rainfall between 300 mm - 600 mm per annum. In winter the Cierzo wind blows constantly over the La Rioja region.

Vinification

Made with the traditional free-running method after maceration with the skins for around 21 hours to obtain the right colour. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for about 15 days at a controlled temperature of 17ºC.

Grape Variety
Tempranillo 100%
Alcohol by Volume
14.0% ABV
Wine Style
Rosé Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

This wine is a brilliant strawberry pink colour. There is a beautiful fresh fruit aroma with floral hints. It is lengthy, very fruity and lingering on the palate. The finish is pleasant and subtle.

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B1806123MINDIARTE Rioja Rosado 14Bottle (75cl)2014 Trade only--

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

Rioja Crianza, Mindiarte, Bodegas Sonsierra

Rioja Crianza Mindiarte

Origin: San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Spain

Bodegas Sonsierra's wines are amongst the most prestigious Rioja wines, fine and aromatic in their youth, well balanced and with a delicate bouquet once aged. They are wines with a unique personality, with the unmistakable character of a historical area dedicated to wine.

The climate is Mediterranean although Rioja Alta Comarca is a little wetter than Rioja Baja. Temperatures range from 11.8°C - 31.8°C and rainfall between 300 mm - 600 mm per annum. In winter the Cierzo wind blows constantly over the La Rioja region.

Located on the lower slopes of the Cantabrian Mountain Range.

Vinification

Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature and maceration with the skins for about 13 days. Aged for 12 months in American oak Bordeaux-type barrels, followed by a minimum of 3 months’ bottle ageing.

Grape Variety
Tempranillo 100%
Alcohol by Volume
13.5% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Intense ruby-red colour, with great depth. To the nose, vanilla and cinnamon aromas stand out, mixed with mature fruit. In the mouth, it is smooth and round, with good body and very well integrated sweet tannins.

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B1806167MINDIARTE Rioja Alta Crianza14Bottle (75cl)2014 Trade only--
B1806168MINDIARTE Rioja Crianza 15Bottle (75cl)2015 Trade only--
B1806169MINDIARTE Rioja Crianza 16Bottle (75cl)2016 Trade only--

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

Rioja Reserva, Mindiarte, Bodegas Sonsierra

Rioja Reserva Mindiarte

Origin: San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Spain

Located on the lower slopes of the Cantabrian Mountain Range.

Vinification

Fermentation in stainless steels tanks for 10 days. Maceration with the skins for 20 days to obtain the right colour. Aged for 12 months in American (80%) and French (20%) oak Bordeaux-type barrels. A minimum of 24 months’ bottle ageing.

Grape Variety
Tempranillo 100%
Alcohol by Volume
13.5% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Appealing deep red colour with ruby and tawny rims. To the nose, smooth notes with good quality wood and spicy hints. In the mouth, round and pleasant, with toasty hints at the finish that give it consistency. Lingering mineral notes.

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B1806183MINDIARTE Rioja Reserva 12Bottle (75cl)2012 Trade only--
B1806184MINDIARTE Rioja Reserva 13Bottle (75cl)2013 Trade only--

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

Rioja Tinto, Mindiarte, Bodegas Sonsierra

Rioja Tinto Mindiarte

Origin: San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Spain

Bodegas Sonsierra's wines are amongst the most prestigious Rioja wines, fine and aromatic in their youth, well balanced and with a delicate bouquet once aged. They are wines with a unique personality, with the unmistakable character of a historical area dedicated to wine.

The climate is Mediterranean although Rioja Alta Comarca is a little wetter than Rioja Baja. Temperatures range from 11.8°C - 31.8°C and rainfall between 300 mm - 600 mm per annum. In winter the Cierzo wind blows constantly over the La Rioja region.

Vinification

Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 25ºC to preserve and extract the fruity aromas to the maximum, plus maceration with the skins of around only 7 days so as not to extract too many.

Grape Variety
Tempranillo 100%
Alcohol by Volume
13.5% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Cherry coloured wine with violet rims. There is a variety of aromas on the nose with a hint of red fruit. The palate is backboned and fresh with a very fruity finish.

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B1806147MINDIARTE Rioja Tinto 16Bottle (75cl)2016 Trade only--
B1806148MINDIARTE Rioja Tinto 18Bottle (75cl)2018 Trade only--

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

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