Wine Cruz de Piedra Blanco
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Macabeo grape
- TYPE OF WINE: White
- Designation of Origin: Calatayud
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 8º-12º C
- WINERIES: Coop. Virgen de la Sierra
- TASTING NOTES: Aromas of fresh fruit of high intensity, together with white flowers. The taste is fresh, round and dry
- MARK / PRODUCER: Coop. Virgen de la Sierra
- ORIGIN: Zaragoza-Spain
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Cruz de Piedra Blanco a dry white wine
Special features of the wine:
Elaboration Cruz de Piedra Blanco
The grapes, after crushing and de-stemming, macerate for 10 hours at a temperature of 11ºC, then the extracted must ferments at a controlled temperature between 12º and 16ºC for 4 weeks.
Type of wine Cruz de Piedra Blanco
Young white wine of 2016, very refreshing
The Coop winery. Virgin of the Sierra
Bodega Cooperativa Virgen de la Sierra has the honor of being one of the first Cooperatives of Aragón. Founded in 1954, with the efforts of many, it was possible to build a building that represented not only the desire to work and effort, but the entrepreneurial spirit to do something new, different ...
This spirit is what we want to convey: farmers who want to look forward, professionals who observe the market and can give that touch of distinction to our wine ...
The Denomination of Origin Calatayud
The D.O.P. Calatayud is located in the westernmost part of the province of Zaragoza, 87 kilometers from Zaragoza and only 1 hour from Madrid on AVE.
The geographical area of ??the D.O.P. Calatayud is constituted by the following municipal terms:
The D.O.P. Calatayud is located within the Community of Calatayud region belonging to the province of Zaragoza and bordering the provinces of Soria, Guadalajara and Teruel.
From the geomorphological point of view, the Calatayud basin is a miniature reproduction of the Ebro basin with three differentiated units: the outer saws, the interior of the pit and the piedmont.
It is an area of ??complicated orography, located in the foothills of Moncayo and characterized by a complex hydrographic network formed by various tributaries of the Ebro River, such as Jalón, Jiloca and other minor. The vineyards descend on the slopes of the mountains, with altitudes ranging between 550 and 1,040 meters.
The land is undulating, with most of the vineyards settling on stony, loose soils, very poor in nutrients and with a high proportion of limestone. They have good permeability and are healthy.
The Macabeo grape
Macabeo is a variety of white wine grapes. The grape is used to make slightly acid white wines, suitable for early consumption.
The wine is pale and light, with hints of green fruits.
This vineyards are planted in a glass, and dry land, in the mountains of the municipality of Villarroya de la Sierra, in the Iberian System, predominantly clayey soil.
These vineyards have the characteristic of being located mostly above 900 m., Which gives them freshness and unique natural acidity in Macabeo in Spain.
Pairing wine Cruz de Piedra Blanco
To take with rice, fish or seafood.
Occasions where it is appropriate White Stone Cross
For tapas or meals with rice and fish
Price / quality ratio Cruz de Piedra Blanco
Good value for money
Graduation and optimal service temperature Cruz de Piedra Blanco
Graduation of 13, 5º. It is recommended to consume between 8º and 12º
Cruz de Piedra Blanco wine awards
- Cruz de Piedra Blanco 2011, Bronze Medal, Decanter World Wine Awards, London 2012
- 86 points R. Parker, The Wine Advocate, Issue 175, February 2008
- Cross of Stone Macabeo 2000, Silver Medal and "Good Value for money", International Wine Challenge 2001. - Cruz de Piedra Macabeo 2000, "Überdurchschnittliche Qualität", Weinwelt, Juni 2001
- 86 points Peñin Guide 2013
"High intensity white wine."
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