AC Hotel General Alava by Marriott
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... and so much more. Briones, like many other locations in Spain has very long line of rich history and it was so fascinating to go to the real location where there were knights and horses, fighting for their pueblos. This particular pueblo sits on top of a really big hill. The church and small castle sits at the very top and the view of modern day vineyards and the ebro river is beautiful. Mario's brother, ...
... whose book "Fabulas" was a bestseller in its day, hence the name of this tiny winery and the labels of the bottles. We are shown where the grapes arrive by tractor, are tipped into a concrete vat and then actually trodden by foot, a
very rare occurrence these days. We then descend the steep, narrow stairs to the cellars below the town. Here in dank, cool tunnels, the wine is ...
... another lazy 5 mill bottles a year...
Dan Murphy's have just started selling it. Grab a bottle of the Tempranillo (maybe don't bother with the Sauv Blanc...)
We finished the tour around 5:30pm. To the bar for some ...
... undulating roof reflecting the line of the hills behind. Regretfully recently, the roof has started to leak and the owners have taken him to court!
The 75Ha of vines range are mostly around 33 years old with some as old as 80 years. They strive to produce wines in line with traditional Rioja but incorporate modern wine making techniques including separate vinification of each plot, the use of a seaweed based fining agent (rather than egg white). ...
... grilled over vine cuttings with salad and for those with stamina, a Basque desert with rice and sweet custard. Copious Crianza and Reserva wine lubricated these delights and liquors were offered for those who could still string together sentences at the end!
Comedy lunch moment occurred when visiting the Gents bathroom when alone facing the urinal I could distinctly hear voices from the cubicles behind – odd I ...