The most important white grape of Rioja where wines evolve over 10 or more years. In Catalonia, Viura is called Macabeo and is the primary blending grape in Cava sparkling wines.
- Medium-Light Body
- Low/None Tannin
- Medium Acidity
- 11.5–13.5% ABV
Younger Viura wines pair well with southeast Asian (coconut curries, Viet. vermicelli noodle bowls). Aged Viura pairs nicely with roast meats and resinous herbs.
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