Rioja Alavesa – looking forwards

Bideona landscape

For part two of this deep dive into Rioja Alavesa, Ferran focuses on the forward-looking Bideona, about which he says, ‘I am convinced that in a very short time it will count among the top of the top wines of the Rioja Alavesa, and, consequently, of Spain.’ See also part one, focusing on Marqués de Riscal.

Part two: Bideona

Andreas Kubach MW clearly remembers the wines he tasted on his first trip to Rioja Alavesa 30 years ago. ‘I still remember the purity of fruit in the wines from that trip. Wines that, even when tasted raw, seemed ready...