Wine Patrocinio, "Sancho Garces" Tempranillo, Rioja DOC
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Reviews of purchase Patrocinio, "Sancho Garces" Tempranillo, Rioja DOC
Wine purple color with beautiful reflections in the depth of the glass.
Dense, rich flavor of the wine has good acidity, soft tannins, a clear structure. Shades of licorice and black berries are combined in a long aftertaste with tannins strengthens.
Intense notes of raspberries, blackberries, cherries, ripe red fruit aroma of wine do similar in nature to the berry jam.
The wine is the perfect complement to the meat on the grill, lamb chops, grilled meats and mature cheeses.
Grapes for wine production "Sancho Garces" Tempranillo prepared vines, planted at an altitude of 450-490 meters above sea level on the bottom rung of terraced vineyards. They are alluvial soils allow receive extremely fresh fruity wines, delight your taste at a young age. Assembled like a careful selection of grapes still on the vineyard. Wine is made according to the traditional method of Rioja region. Separated from the ridges grapes crushed and left for cold maceration in contact with the skins for a day. After this step should be a 7-day fermentation at temperature not exceeding 25 ° C. During this time the mash is pumped a few times in order to maximize extraction of color and flavor. Malolactic fermentation begins spontaneously before the end of the year, and in January, the wine is blended and bottled.
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.