Wine Patrocinio, "Sancho Garces" Viura, Rioja DOC
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Reviews of purchase Patrocinio, "Sancho Garces" Viura, Rioja DOC
The wine is pure straw color.
Quite dry taste wine is characterized by strong acidity and hints of fresh tropical fruits and ending persistent, expressive finish.
The elegant flavor of wine felt tones of tropical fruits (mango, banana) and pleasant floral tones.
The wine can be served as an aperitif, as well as in combination with pasta, fish, seafood, carpaccio and Mediterranean cuisine.
For the production of wine "Sancho Garces" Viura grapes used, grown at an altitude of 490-550 meters above sea level. vineyard soils by 60% consist of clay and 40% - from limestone, imparting a sharp acidity of the grapes and wines from it - the freshness and expressiveness. After separation from the crests of the grapes takes place a cold maceration for a few hours. Thereafter, the wort is drained, settled, and then fermented in stainless steel tanks for 7 days at 15 ° C. The main purpose of vinification is to maximize the preservation of fruit notes in aroma. Exposure for some time on the lees adds guilt necessary structure and elegance.
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.