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OUR VINEYARDS CONTINUE TO BLOOM

28/06/2018 - Published in: In the vineyard

At Sonsierra, we’re closely monitoring the flowering process in our vineyards. Flowering is one of the most critical stages in the vine’s growth cycle, as it will determine the size (and to a certain extent the quality) of the next harvest.

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Among a host of awards, Sonsierra wines return with another gold medal

29/05/2018 - Published in: Awards

Sonsierra Reserva 2013 received the Gold Medal at the Concours Mondiale de Bruxellles, adding to those already won by Sonsierra wines in two other international competitions. In total, some 9 new medals now adorn the display cases at Bodegas Sonsierra. 

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SONSIERRA RESERVA 2013: THE INTENSITY OF TEMPRANILLO FROM OLD-GROWTH VINES

16/05/2018 - Published in: What to drink

Our oenologist Rafa Usoz presents and tastes this very special wine, which is made from 100% Tempranillo grapes manually harvested from old-growth vines (40 to 50 years old) in the foothills of the Cantabrian Mountains. 

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New Gold Medal for Pagos de la Sonsierra

10/05/2018 - Published in: Awards

The uniqueness and personality of Pagos de la Sonsierra has once again seduced the 800 wine-tasters at the Challenge International du Vin, where, following a rigorous blind tasting, the gold medal was awarded to the 2013 vintage of Pagos de la Sonsierra. This vintage is following in the footsteps of its counterpart from 2012, which won the gold medal at last year’s edition of the Challenge International.

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The vineyard's spectacular recovery

03/05/2018 - Published in: In the vineyard

A year after the vineyards of the Rioja Alta and Rioja Alaves regions suffered freezing, record-breaking low temperatures, our oenologist Rafa Usoz talks to www.lomejordelvinoderioja.com about the vineyard’s incredible recovery. It’s almost a miracle, bearing in mind the pessimistic forecasts of just a few months ago.

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NEW CRIANZA 2015 , TRUE TO ITS ORIGINS

25/04/2018 - Published in: What to drink

Rafa Usoz, Sonsierra’s oenologist, presents the 2015 vintage of Sonsierra Crianza: a rounded, easy-to-drink wine made from Tempranillo grapes grown on the foothills of the Cantabrian Mountains, in the Sonsierra region of La Rioja.

 

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HOW TO SAVE A VINE OVER 50 YEARS OLD

19/04/2018 - Published in: In the vineyard

Our viticulturists are like doctors who specialise in vine health. Here we have a clear and rather interesting example of a vine that is over 50 years old and has been damaged by the fungal diseases Esca and Eutypa dieback, and a subsequent attack by termites.

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PARKER’S LIST REVALIDATES THE SONSIERRA WINES

16/03/2018 - Published in: Awards

Luis Gutiérrez, Spanish wine taster of the famous and influential website Robert Parker Wine Advocate, revalidates the scores of our wines highlighting the new vintages of Perfume de Sonsierra 2014 and Sonsierra Gran Reserva 2012  among the best according to this publication, with 91 y 90 points respectively. Vintages that are not yet available but will go on the market throughout 2018

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Our viticulturists.. the architects of the vineyard

23/01/2018 - Published in: In the vineyard

At Bodegas Sonsierra we are in the middle of the pruning season, a task that takes place from mid-November to mid-March. Pruning is a fundamental task for the vineyard and much more so in this privileged area of La Rioja exposed to bad weather due to its location at the foot of the mountain.

 

 

 

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