Variety: 90% Tempranillo 10% Others
Ageing: 20 months in French oak
Type of wine: Reserva red
Origen: D.O.Ca. Rioja
Subregion: Rioja Alta
Alcohol: 14,50 %
Total Production: 12.820 bottles
Vineyards: Sustainable +100 years
Vineyard location: Gimileo
Vineyard training: Bush
Soil composition: Sandy-Chalky
Vineyard altitude: 425-480 m
Irrigation : No
Green harvest: No
Harvest date: October 20th
Type of harvest: Manual in 12 kg crates
Grapes pressing: Very soft
Prefermentative maceration:4 days
Fermentation: Spontaneous and controlled, malolactic in barrels
Barrel ageing: 20 months
Racking: Every 6 months by gravity
Type of oak: medium + toasted
The first appearances of the word Rioja, dating from the time of San Millán de la Cogolla and its spellings Ogga, Rivo Oia, Rioxa … to reach our current Rioja. Ogga is La Rioja in a bottle.
Visual: Deep intense black colour which stains the sides of the glass.
Aromas: An intense and defined nose which is complex, attractive and full of character has touches of amaretto sponge-cake, violet, egg-yolk cakes, vanilla, medicinal, roasted, cedar, tobacco and black fruit liqueurs.
Taste: On the palate it is attacking, with body and tasty acidity, excellent structure, balance and a long finish with a floral back-taste.
Serving suggestions: Good with grilled meat, stewed mushrooms and wild mushrooms, cheeks in wine, fried foie gras, sirloin in pepper sauce, red meats, beans and pulses, mature and semi-mature cheese, game in red wine, steak tartare and so on.
Temperature of consumption: 16ºC