Wine "Gran Reserva 890", Rioja DOC, 1998
Reviews of purchase "Gran Reserva 890", Rioja DOC, 1998
Wine cherry red color with an orange edge.
Taste wine elegant, balanced, with good structure, silky tannins and lively acidity, creamy texture. The finish is open, long-term.
Very intense, classic, typical of wines from Rioja spicy aroma demonstrates balsamic shades, leather, cocoa, tobacco, vanilla with candied fruits.
Wine is perfect for the second hot dishes without heavy sauces, combined with stews, desserts with chocolate. It is also the perfect digestif.
"Gran Reserva 890" is the result of a careful selection of the best grapes. Upon completion of the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation, the wine is placed in American oak barrels made in the winery's own cooperage. After six years of careful aging in barrels made approbation, and only the best samples of bottled. Bottling of the vintage 1998 was held in September 2006. To preserve maximum flavor components not filtered wine. In 1998 he was released only 24,955 bottles of "Gran Reserva 890", each of which is numbered, and the number is indicated on the label.
July 10, 1890, five bakskih families united to create a "society of high Rioja wines", which later received the name of La Rioja Alta. Rioja region in Spain produces some of the world's best and most long-lived wines. Company Rioja Alta owns 360 hectares of vineyards, mostly in the Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa. In this case, La Rioja Alta produces each year all kinds of wine and favors only to those who have managed to open up and show the best performance. Storage and aging of wines produced in French oak barrels, which adds to the wines of La Rioja Alta subtle tones of spices. In March 2002, the magazine "Decanter" named top twenty Rioja wine houses of the XX century, which took first place La Rioja Alta.