OWNER | Rodolfo Valiente García.
BACKGROUND | The estate was originially mixed, and dedicated to cereal crops, almonds, olives and vines. From 1980 the focus became more if not exclusively towards winegrowing
VINEYARDS | 70 hectares (173 acres) in Utiel-Requena.
CERTIFICATION | 2012 First vintage with full organic certification for 70 hectares (173 acres) of vines.
CAVA NV | Chardonnay and Maccabeo. Somewhat chemical-tasting at Millésime Bio January 2014.
CHARDONNAY BARRICA | 2013 From Finca Casa Alfaro. 2 months in French oak. 25,000 bottles. Simple, crisp at Millésime Bio January 2014.
SAUVIGNON BLANC, PASAMONTE | From Finca La Muela, which produces cereals, almonds, and olives as well as 4 hectares (9.9 acres) of vines, on chalky clay soil.
VEGALFARO ROSÉ | From young vine Merlot, plus Bobal vineyard in Finca Casa Alfaro. Chalky clay soil.
VEGALFARO COSECHA | Vintage-dated, unaoked red from Bobal in the Finca Casa Alfaro. Blue label.
VEGALFARO CRIANZA | Tempranillo, Merlot and Syrah from Finca Casa Alfaro which lies at 750 metres (2,460 feet). 9 months in French and Hungarian oak.
VEGALFARO BARRICA | Merlot and Bobal on the Finca Casa Alfaro. 4 months in French and American oak.
CAPRASIA | Based on Bobal.
REBEL.IA | From Tempranillo, Grenache Noir (Garnacha Tintorera) and Bobal vineyards on the Finca La Muela which lies at 750 metres (2,460 feet). | 2013 Each variety fermented differently. 4 months in French and American oak. Barrel sample showed smooth texture at Millésime Bio January 2014.
MERLOT, PAGO LOS BALAGUESES | 100% Merlot. From Finca La Muela, on a plot originally known as “Pago de Balagueses”. 10 months in French oak.
SYRAH, PAGO LOS BALAGUESES | From Finca La Muela, on a plot originally known as “Pago de Balagueses”. 10 months in French oak.
Viñedos e Bodegas Vegalfaro
Ctra. El Pontón-Utiel, Km3
E-46340 Requena (Valencia), Spain
Tel+34 96 232 1126