Monthly Archives: December 2013

Merry Christmas from Finca La Emperatriz!

This year, we’d like our Christmas greeting to be something special; something that brings us closer to you all and expresses the values and identity of Finca La Emperatriz. We wanted to give you an insight into daily life on our estate and enable you to enjoy our day-to-day activities just as much as we do. So we’ve created this interactive advent calendar containing snapshots of life on our land and at our winery. Throughout …

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Publish on 20 December, 2013 a las 12:00

New Viura Cepas Viejas 2011 vintage, a limited-edition wine from 65-year-old vines.

In 1996, when the Hernáiz brothers decided to acquire the historic vineyards that had once belonged to Eugenia de Montijo, the last Empress of France, they were home to a number of vines that had been planted many years before. They included some examples of Viura, the white grape variety typically found in the PDO Rioja region. Although these vines barely cover eight hectares of the estate, Eduardo Hernáiz immediately spotted the potential of plants that had …

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Publish on 16 December, 2013 a las 13:13