D.O. RIBERA DEL DUERO
Afueras de Don Juan Manuel, 9-11. 47300. Peñafiel. Valladolid.
Tel: 983 873 147 - Fax: 983 880 287
Web: www.zifar.com - E-mail: email@example.com
The winery is located in Peñafiel, near the historic Coso Square, and the Roman bridge leading to "el Valdobar", it also overlooks the amazing castle which now houses the Wine Museum.
The winery is located in Peñafiel. Then building which, dates back to the early 20th century, was built of stone and Mudejar brick, following the simple style of that time. It was fully restored in 2002. It is made up by three naves, one of which is underground. There is also a beautiful interior gardened yard which will be used, in the near future, for different activities having to do with wine tours
Later, in 1526 it formed part of the library of Margarita of Austria and a few years later, in 1565 it could be found in the library of Mary of Hungary, who was the sister of Emperor Charles V. In 1796 the book reached Paris where Napoleon admired it and took it to the Bibliothéque Impériale where it has remained since then.
The wine making building has a production capacity of about 150,000 kg featuring state of the art facilities (grape sorting table, peristaltic pumps, temperature control, ...) in order to get the highest quality wines.
The Cask Ageing Area has a capacity of 500 barrels. French Oak Barrels (60%) and American Oak barrels (40%) coming from the most prestigious coopers. This room was built underground in order to get the right humidity grade and constant temperature.
Wine is racked and clarified several times and then bottled and labeled .
Crianza 2003, 54.000 bottles, 0.75 l
Pictures and text courtesy of Bodegas Zifar.
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