The first organic certified bodega in the Utiel-Requena DO. In a region known for immense over cropping and tanker truck wine, Vega Valterra is produced with low yields, old vines and thoughtful winemaking practices from Jose Luis López family's 80 hectares of vines. The winery was built in 1935.
Vega Valterra Bobal 2016
100% Bobal from organic vineyards at 2,300 feet. Planted in 1950.
Winemaking: Spontaneous fermentation and aged for 12 months in concrete. Racking by gravity for most of the winemaking process. Unfined.
Production: 3,300 cases
Vega Valterra Tempranillo Crianza 2015
100% Tempranillo, planted in 1984, from organic vineyards at 2,600 feet.
Winemaking: Spontaneous fermentation and aged for 10-14 months in used American oak. Racking by gravity for most of the winemaking process. Unfined.
Production: 1,600 cases