Pardevalles | Castilla y León


Rafael Alonso

"Expressing character and identity."

Pardevalles Estate was founded in 1949 by Rafael Alonso, in line with a family tradition going back generations dedicated to growing grapes and making wine. At the present time the 2nd and 3rd generations of the family operate the Estate, preserving the essence with which it was founded.

The philosophy of the Estate is grounded in making wines which express the character and identity of their origin, with a deep respect for the earth and the indigenous varieties of grape, combining tradition, innovation, and good work.

 The Estate is recognized as being one of the promoters of León D.O., where the development of indigenous varieties Prieto Picudo and Albarín Blanco plays a central role. Located in Valdevimbre, a village in León, near the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James), and famous for its hundred-year-old caves where long ago wine was made. In the present day the Estate combines modern facilities for making wine with a cave which is more than 300 years old - this is where the winery's barrel room is located.

The barrel room is a historic subterranean cave which is more than 300 years old where the wine ages naturally and at a constant temperature of 12 ºC and a humidity of 75 - 80% all year round. The barrel room is made up of 125 barrels made of French and American oak

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