Wine Patrocinio, "Sancho Garcеs" Reserva, Rioja DOC
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Reviews of purchase Patrocinio, "Sancho Garcеs" Reserva, Rioja DOC
Wine crystal clear cherry-red color with light garnet.
The taste of the wine is soft, but with character. Notes of spices, leather and tobacco are complemented by intense tones of red and black fruit and persistent tannins that give the wine the ability to improve their taste over the years.
The aroma of wine shows a bouquet characteristic of the wine aged in American oak barrels, where smoky notes complement the balsamic and spicy nuances.
The wine is a good accompaniment of traditional Spanish dishes, spicy meat dishes, stews, roasts, game and meat from the grill.
Brand "Sancho Garces" got its name from a medieval king in possession of the lands of the Rioja region and, in particular, the settlement Urunuela, where the cooperative Patrocinio today. Sancho Garces name on the label - a tribute of respect to the monarch, who actively contributed to the development of the pilgrimage movement along the famous Camino de Santiago route. During his reign it was built public hospitals and free accommodation for pilgrims coming to the tomb of the Apostle James. The news about the hospitality of the Spanish people and great wines are spread throughout the world. Today, the wine brand "Sancho Garces" reflect the special nature of the Rioja region and are manufactured using traditional methods, making them instantly recognizable from the first sip.
The cooperative is often a necessity for many small wine producers in rural areas who are unable to survive alone. That's collective spirit and cohesion can have a huge impact on the entire industry. So, Patrocinio society is of great importance for the inhabitants of a small Spanish settlement Urunuela whose population is only 967 inhabitants. Located in the heart of the famous wine region of Rioja Alta, the cooperative since 1985 brings together more than 200 small farms, which, thanks to the coordinated joint action, could adequately represent their products at the national, and then international markets.
Actively promoting their drinks, winery Patrochinio now reached the point where one of the four sold in Europe, the Spanish wine bottles released under the name of the cooperative. This was made possible thanks to the successful policy of rapid response to changes in demand and to meet the new needs of customers. Generous investment in innovation and research allow the cooperative to develop to meet modern high quality standards and keep pace with the times. Of paramount importance for all the cooperative farms are environmental issues and respect for natural resources.