05.05.14. NEW VINTAGE COQ SELECCION 2013

Since last Monday May 5th is already available COQ BELONDRADE 2013 SELECTION, our olive oil extra virgin from the Arbequina variety. The 2013 harvest in Serós is characterized by a very dry summer and autumn with high temperatures and no precipitation.   COQ SELECTION BELONDRADE has a very low acidity and high fruitiness similar to previous years with hints of almond, tomato and artichoke, but with more intensity herbaceous aromas and a slight touch of spice. Formats that can be found in our "liquid gold" is 250 and 500 ml.

 

13. 09. 2012. BELONDRADE team opened the first day of harvest

Yesterday began in a very special way the BELONDRADE 2012 harvest, as it was the winery team who hand-picked part of tempranillo vines from the plot Clarisa. They were all Didier, Marta, the enologist;  Macario, the field manager; Felix, the winemaker; Alejandra, administration; Patricia, communication;  Araceli, Mariano and Ruben, from the warehouse; Chema, who for a few months in charge of the maintenance; Inma, responsible for making the laboratory analysis during the harvest, to those who joined the children of Didier Clarise and Jean, who reinforced the work for a few weeks.   At eight o'clock the grape harvest began under the direction of Martha and Felix. It was important not to fill the boxes , not to pick... [+ info]

 

3. 09. 2012. Belondrade y Lurton 2010, white chosen for the inauguration of the Spanish pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale

The barrel fermented Verdejo wine  BELONDRADE Y LURTON 2010 was been chosen the Spanish white for the opening ceremony of the Spanish Pavilion at the XXIII Venice Architecture Biennale, which takes place between  August 29th and November 25th in the Italian capital of Veneto.   With this collaboration, BELONDRADE continues its philosophy of supporting culture and the art world, both in Spain and abroad, and has become one of the official sponsors of the Spanish pavilion at the Venice event.   The opening cocktail was held on the island of San Servolo, step August 27th, an event organized by the Ministry of Development of Spain, in collaboration with AECID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, ACE / E... [+ info]

 

21. 6. 2012. Belondrade y Lurton 2010 gets 92 points at the Guide Top 300 wines of the year

The ‘Guide's top 300 wines of the year’, which publishes magazine 'Wine and gastronomy' has given BELONDRADE Y LURTON 2010 92 points, making it the best wine wheel among 60 targets chosen and one of the two seconds best white wines.    This score is the first to be published regarding BELONDRADE y Y LURTON 2010 in specialized guide and tasting committee has described a wine as "lemon yellow lime green iridescence. Fleshy white fruit notes on the nose, like grapefruit and quince, accompanied by aromas of vanilla, white flowers and minty herbs in the background. The palate is fresh, with ripe citrus like grapefruit and quince, with great structure. The oak is present, but its heavy weight gets fruity balance."   BELONDRADE... [+ info]

 

17. 11. 2011. Belondrade cracks the chinesse market

Belondrade y Lurton 2009 has achieved the Gold Medal at the III Contest of the Best Spanish Wines for Asia, that took place from 3 to 11 November in Hong Kong, within the scheduled activities at the Wine & Dine Festival. Among  the 327 participants wines from all over the Spanish territory, 171 have been awarded and 28 were awarded with the highest decoration, among which are only three white wines and Belondrade y Lurton 2009 is the only of Castilla y León to win the Medal Gold. Nearly fifty-sector specialists - including sommeliers, importers, distributors, journalists- did a blind tasting in the lounge of Hotel Causeway Bay Hong Kong, taking into account their development, authenticity and provenance. The wines... [+ info]

 

New barrel cellar

After months of work, the construction of the new barrel cellar is nearly finished. The project was designed by the Valladolid architects Odimasp and the design will follow along the lines of the current winery, which was designed by the French architect Vicent Dufos du Rau.     A few meters from the former winery in the plot El Celar is located the new building of 665 square meters. It is going to shelter the barrels, a laboratory, a farm machinery store and a wide tasting room suspended and oriented to the Duero River, overlooking the fields of La Seca. The purpose of this construction is not to increase production but to make the daily work easier in the cellar and to have a separate bottle ageing cellar. [+ info]

 

19. 4. 2011. The winners of the awards ‘The World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ toast with Belondrade y Lurton 2008 at the celebration dinner

Monday 18th April was celebrated at the London restaurant The Guidhall the awards held every year by the prestigious The Restaurant Magazine. Next day, Tuesday 19th, it was celebrated a dining to the winner chefs, in which Belondrade y Lurton was the most important wine to pair the dishes.   This year, the Michelin Starred Restaurants, the Danish Noma (Rene Redzepi) and the Spanish Celler de Can Roca (Joan Roca) and (Andoni Luis Aduriz) are on the top three podium marches.   The list of 50 best restaurants in the world is prepared annually by initiative of an academy incorporated by more than 800 international experts (The World's 50Best Restaurants Academy), from... [+ info]

 

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