Wine Coleccion Jaime Rodriguez, Rioja DOC, 2003
Reviews of purchase Coleccion Jaime Rodriguez, Rioja DOC, 2003
Cherry-colored wine of great depth and intensity with maroon edges.
In a harmonious, warm, full and fleshy taste wine there an abundance of rich tones of ripe red fruit and cherry liqueur, excellent balance of acidity and tannins. A long, persistent finish reminiscent notes of mocha, spice and incense.
Very rich and dense aroma of the wine reveals notes of sweet fruit compote, candied fruit, candied orange and dark chocolate. Following this, there are notes of violet and dried flowers, harmoniously combined with hints of mocha and roasted coffee beans. Accompany this ensemble shades silicon, spices, incense, musk and oriental spices.
The wine will be an excellent couple of meat dishes, game, cheeses, pates and meat delicacies, can be used as a standalone drink.
The path of this wine begins in the beautiful vineyards of Rioja, which is grown and then passed a rigorous selection process Tempranillo grapes. After fermentation for 28 days in wooden barrels the wine is aged for 20 months in new French oak barrels, developing excellent structure, gaining strength and power, and smoothing out the rough edges. This collector's wine is produced in small quantities not exceeding 3,000 bottles a year.
"The concept of Bordeaux wines are two of the best in the region of La Rioja Bodegas, one of which - Remelluri - stands at Château Latour. Although, for example, Riscal Bodegas with a turnover of four million bottles annually Rioja may be around the world, these are the vineyards, as Contino and Remelluri more vocal Rioja "-" Decanter ".
Remeyuri estate, located in the mountains at an altitude of 600-800 meters above sea level, it seems lost in time. Vineyards, located away from paved roads and city noise, grow at the foot of the Sierra Tolon. The word "Remelluri" - Basque origin, in the X century was the name of a village belonging to the founder of Castile. First, the estate belonged to the monastery Tolon, and in the XIV century, it became an independent winery. At the end of the XVIII century vineyards owned by the priest of Burgos - Quintana, who visited Bordeaux and saw both produce the best wines of the Medoc. Returning to Spain, he began to play Bordeaux technology to local conditions. He was the first in Rioja who started withstand red wine in oak barrels, giving rise to the production of high quality wines in the region. In 1960 the estate was bought by Jaime Rodriguez Remeyuri Salis and his wife Amaya, French in origin. Now run by the son of the estate the couple Rodriguez - Thelma and daughter, who, like his mother, named Amaya. Telmo Rodriguez - one of the most successful Spanish "volatile" winemakers. It produces wines not only in his estate, but also ten other regions of Spain. Another son - Diego Rodriguez - sells wines produced.
Vineyards, owned by the estate, covers an area of 90 hectares. On clay-chalk soils are mainly grown red varieties - Tempranillo, Graciano and Garnacha from white grapes emphasizes Moscatel del Pais and Garnacha Blanca. Also, as an experiment, grown Rhone varieties - Marsanne, Viognier and Rupan and international - Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Wines Remelluri simply has no equal in the good harvest of the year, they are great "getting old." Of relatively recent vintages wine wine experts say, 1994 and 1995. Despite the fact that all wine farms are individual and differ tasting characteristics, strength and acidity, there are some defining style red wines Remelluri. They have a beautiful rich cherry color. The aroma is dominated by notes of ripe red and black fruit with a hint of grape skins, followed by woody notes, notes of toasted bread, a nice shade of mature tobacco and spices. The wines have a rich, powerful flavor with a long finish.
Warning: according to recommendations of the "ФС РАР" from 2018.06.25: alcoholic production can be bought only personally in the Winestyle shops.
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