Vegalfaro; Vegalfaro;

Vegalfaro Viñedos & Bodega

Bodegas Vegalfaro is a 65ha estate belonging to the Valiente García family. Rodolfo Valiente García is the winemaker. The winery is located about 10 minutes south west of the town of Requena. A major investment has been made in the winery during the last two years, new fermentation and storage tanks together with over 225 oak barrels. Prior to that the grapes were sold to local wineries. Three red wines – Cosecha, 3 months barrel age and 8 months barrel age.

Vineyard Information

Appellation Utiel Requena and Valencia
Area planted 65 ha divided between 3 estates – 20ha Tempranillo, 15 ha Merlot, 10 ha Cabernet Sauvignon, 5 ha Bobal, 5 ha Syrah, 10 ha white varieties
Age of Vines Between 10 and 70 years old
Rootstock TBC
Clone Different
Trellis system Bush vines, double cordon and guyot
Irrigation Drip irrigation
Vine density Ave. 3000 vines per ha.
Soil Clay and calcerous
Climate Continental climate with Mediterranean influence

Vegalfaro; Vegalfaro;

Harvest Information

Date Begins early October
Type By hand and machine

2.5kg/vine, 7500kg per ha