Cruz de Alba Facts
Cruz de Alba means “The Cross of Dawn.” Ribera del Duero (D.O. in 2008) is one of Spain’s most renowned wine regions.
Biodynamically farmed from 30-plus year-old vines.
- All non-irrigated vineyards
- 100% hand-farmed and hand-harvested
Currently 60 acres of vineyards are planted.
- 80% Tempranillo, with inclusions of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec
All fruit is hand sorted as it is received at the winery; all of the wines are artisanally crafted.
- Small stainless steel, temperature-controlled fermenters.
100% new American and French oak barrels are used for every vintage; 600 barrels in all (60% American, 40% French oak).
Ribera del Duero
With The Deutsch Family
Sustainable Agriculture practiced
Yes. 100% biodynamic.
Key Selling Point
A modern, full-bodied, intense yet versatile wine with a concentrated fruit-driven style that shows beautifully integrated oak. (Award-winning wines from Ribero del Duero that offer quality beyond its price.)
Modern, Discovery, Distinctive Origins