Balbas

Founded in 1989

History

Balbas Winery was founded in 1777, the same year that work started on the first underground wine cavern marking over 200 years of tradition and four generations dedicated to the noble art of winemaking in the Ribera del Duero. Balbas Winery along with a small group of others created and developed what today is known as the Denomination of Origin of The Ribera del Duero. Our wines illustrate the powerful and elegant characteristics of our terroir and demonstrate the skills of the great wineries of the region.

Our Process

Wine Maker

Our Process

The secret to our success is in the way we tend our 90 hectares of winery owned vineyards. Tempranillo or Tinta del Pais is spread throughout the area and is famous in the region. We adore giving our wines a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot. Our entire crop is picked by hand and harvest usually begins in the first week of October although this varies each year. We keep our yield low with some plots producing only 1,000 kilos per hectare with a maximum of 5,000 kilos per hectare. Together with the green pruning and other skilled methods that respect the environment, our wines have a personal touch of intensity and elegance. Looking to do something unique and different, but staying loyal to the traditions of local winemaking, our wines constantly improve in structure and balance. We avoid excessively long periods in the barrel with importance being paid to the final product in the bottle. The delicate process of aging in barrel is perfected and expertly controlled with French and American Oak barrels whose porosity and toast are specially selected before their production. These barrels enable our wines to rest and develop slowly in a tranquil atmosphere allowing them to age and evolve elegantly.

Contact Info

Phone Number

34 947 542 111

Importer

Wineco Corp

Email

Website

Imports To

Address

7985 N.W 21st Street.
Miami, Fl Fl 33122

Phone Number

(305) 599-1591

Available Wines

Balbas Barrica Cosecha

Type: Cosecha

Deep red color a reddish shade and purplish rim. Bright and clean. Intense aromas of fresh fruit, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries acquired after 5 months in oak barrels. Bodied, revealing an intense flavor or forest fruits. This is a fresh wine, pleasant and well-balanced. It has a long finish that leaves a pleasurable feeling in the mouth.

Balbas Crianza

Type: Crianza

Intense and deep color. Very bright cherry, brilliant, clean with very intense ruby glints. Toast aromas from the oak come through as well as green pepper. Smooth, flavorful and pleasant wine. A well-balanced wine with smooth tannins and long and pleasant finish.

Balbas Gran Reserva

Type: Gran Reserva

A slowly evolving wine, very deeply colored and with dense tears. It shows a shade of ruby at the rim and a finely-colored brick-red tones. On the nose, aromas of well-ripened, jammy fruit, velvety smooth and expressive. Complex aromas among which leather and mineral stand out. Full bodied and powerful, full bodies and balanced. Long and powerful finish.

Balbas Reserva

Type: Reserva

Powerful aromas of black pepper, vanilla, toasty and dark-roasted notes, and chocolate. A very complex wine on the nose and very rich in aromas. A rounded wine with a very long finish.

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