Bobal: The Rising Star from Valencia

15/04/2021 These kosher wines from 65-year old vines are perfect for aging. Drink a bottle created from 2,500 years of winemaking history.

Spanish wine history and culture have been a deep area of interest for wine enthusiasts and lovers from all over the world. Considered as one of the top winemaking destinations of the world, Spain has another gem on its map with Vina Memorias, a family-owned winery in Valencia that is moving forward with their mix of modernity added to a tradition deep-rooted in the winemaking history of Spain. Located around 75 km inland from Valencia, Vina Memorias was established in the spirit of preserving the family heritage and bringing Bobal to the attention of the world.

Equipped with modern technology and traditions handed down to them by previous generations, Vina Memorias and its team of farmers create wines that have a distinct identity that reflects their terroir and the Utiel-Requena. The vineyards at the winery have been made from vines well over 65 years old and are at the heart of everything the family does. The star of the show is the Bobal varietal, a fruity and exclusive grape varietal unique to the lands of Valencia. Along with wines made from Bobal, Vina Memorias also has white grape varietals, Macabeo and Merseguera. It was these Bobal made wines from Vina Memorias that were among the winners at the 2020 USA Wine Ratings.

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