About the Vineyard:
Throughout its 100-year history, winemaking techniques have evolved because Bodegas Riojanas combine the local winemaking tradition with the state-of-the-art winemaking techniques. Innovation goes hand in hand with respect for tradition. Therefore we have incorporated the most advanced winemaking techniques that allow for adaptation to current market trends.
Bodegas Riojanas controls more than 100 hectares. From the best vineyards in Cenicero, San Vicente de la Sonsierra and nearby towns. The quintessential grape in Rioja is Tempranillo, but Bodegas Riojanas also has one of the largest areas dedicated to Mazuelo and Graciano within the denomination, varieties that provide greater personality to their wines.
The different plots of vineyards are situated on clay-limestone of Miocene origin, soils suitable for producing the highest quality.
About The Wine:
80% Tempranillo. 15% Mazuelo. 5% Graciano
Aged 18 months in American oak barrels for optimal tannin integration, including an additional 6 months in the bottle prior to release for optimum maturity.
Bright cherry red color with Fresh fruit and licorice aromas along with pronounce notes of spice and toasty flavours stemming from the new oak. Soft in the mouth with pleasant and velvety tannins on a nice long harmonious finish. As a result this wine with its structure and complexity could have been classified as a Rioja Reserve with additional oak aging.