Alberto y Benito

Founded in 1992

History

The winery is located in a small village in Valladolid called Fompedraza. The Benito Hernando brothers – Gaspar, Fernando and Javier -- have followed in their father's footsteps to produce quality wine and revitalize the winemaking traditions of the region. The family cultivates the jewel of of Ribera del Duero, the Tempranillo or Tinto Fino grape, at altitudes reaching 910 meters. The 77 hectares of vines are tended with care and the award-winning Briego wines reflect the quality and devotion to the craft.

Fernando Benito Hernando

Wine Maker

Fernando Benito Hernando

Fernando was born in 1961. He studied oenologist in Burgos. Since 1992 he produces the wines of Bodegas Briego which he owns with his two brothers . The passion for wine comes to him since childhood because his father produce wines from the 60s. Our award-winning Briego was named with a purpose; Briego is a synonym for fighting. We fought to recover the ancient vineyards and plants to increase wine quality. We carried out new plantings in 1988 and worked hard to ensure that the Tempranillo had the best terrain and growing conditions. Our production is dependent on yield, with about 400,000 bottles produced per year. Limited but luscious, we do not sacrifice quality for quantity.

Contact Info

Phone Number

34 983 892 156

Importer

The House Of Burgundy

Website

Imports To

Address

533 West 57th Street, 7th Floor
New York.,  10019

Phone Number

2125826888

Importer

Votto Vines

Website

Imports To

Address

35 Corporate Ridge # 10
Hamden, Connecticut 6514

Phone Number

8003168956

Available Wines

Briego Adalid Reserva

Red color with medium-high intensity and teak tones on the edge of the glass. Spectacular intensity highlighting black fruits, violets and cocoa. A hint of dairy. The elegant wood creates a toasted background with kitchen spices. The excellent symbiosis of ripe tannins from black fruits with the essence of wood create a complex intensity of flavors; licorice, toffee, american tobacco, minerals and fallen leaves

Briego Crianza

Strong cherry red color, clean and bright with tile and brick tones. Powerful, intense aromas of ripe black fruits with toasted hints of oak, vanilla and cocoa, with subtle balsamic nuances provided through the cask-conditioning. The attack is powerful, but fine and delicate, very flavorful, very long

Briego Fiel Limited Edition

Cherry red with high, intense depth, with lightly tile and ruby red edge of glass. Positive notes of mineral, menthol balsamics, laurel, pepper, clove and liqueur. Ever-present fruitiness and blackberry and cranberry preserve, with notes of coffee and chocolate. Highly intense, complex. Coffee and coffee liqueurs appear. Pleasant and warm. A fine balance between tannin and acidity. Ripe red fruit compote, flavourful and delicate.

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