VEGALFARO is an organic winery in the Utiel-Requena region of Spain.

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.

SPARKLING WINES

CAVA NV | Chardonnay and Maccabeo. Somewhat chemical-tasting at Millésime Bio January 2014.

WHITE WINES

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.

ROSÉ WINES

VEGALFARO ROSÉ | From young vine Merlot, plus Bobal vineyard in Finca Casa Alfaro. Chalky clay soil.

RED WINES

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.

CONTACT

Viñedos e Bodegas Vegalfaro

Ctra. El Pontón-Utiel, Km3

E-46340 Requena (Valencia), Spain

Tel+34 96 232 1126

www.vegalfaro.com