Doniene Iri 2018
The laterst release from Doniene, one of the pioneers of the revival of the wines from Txacoli in Basque Spain..This is made from 100% Hondarrabi Zuri, with indigenous yeats and zero sulphur throughout the winemaking.
Clean fresh and mineral it has more body and texture than the straight Txakoli, but still with a saline edge. really interesting and showing the character of the region.
Doniene is situated in Spain's Basque region, right beside the seaside on the green cliffs above the Bay of Biscay.
Doniene were one of the pioneers in the revial of Txacoli, in the 90s. They only use
the indigenous grapes Hondarrabi Zuri and Hondarrabi Beltza. Their vineyards have the sea on one side and the ocean on the other, creating fantastically distinctive wines with real freshness and noticeable salinity.
Grape: Hondarrabi Zuri
Region: Spain, Basque, Bakio