Ricardo Sanz is a sixth generation winemaker in the Rueda region and alongside his brother Marco and his sister Alejandra, launched Sitios de Bodega in 2005. They have a thoroughly modern approach to winemaking - concentrating on the native variety, Verdejo, and organic viticulture. The winery is surrounded by the estate vineyards, which total 50 hectares of ecological vines distributed between the localities of O Rueda (90%) and Pollos (10%).
2011 SITIOS CON CLASS RUEDA
"A blend of 60% Verdejo, 25% Viura and 15% Sauvignon Blanc aged on its lees in stainless steel, this is a light to medium-bodied, pure, floral-scented, nicely textured, crisp white that admirably demonstrates the remarkable progress Spain has made with its white wine program. It comes from a vineyard planted in pure limestone at a relatively lofty 2,700-foot elevation, and includes fruit from 80- to 120-year-old parcels. Drink it over the next year." Robert Parker 87 points