Wine Ramirez de la Piscina, Crianza, Rioja DOCa, 2018
Reviews of purchase Ramirez de la Piscina, Crianza, Rioja DOCa, 2018
Wine of intense cherry red color with purple highlights.
Smooth, balanced, elegant palate with good structure fascinates soft tannins, juicy shades of dark berries, chocolate and spices and a long aftertaste extends minutes enjoying a drink.
Bright and expressive aroma of the wine reveals persistent notes of dark berries and licorice, which gradually enriched with light nuances of vanilla and cocoa.
Wine matches perfectly with the light meals of rice, cheeses, casseroles, pies, fish and vegetable dishes, as well as with braised fennel with parmesan.
"Vina Pomal" Crianza is the embodiment of the best traditions of wine's most famous region in Spain - La Rioja. This sunny area fascinates not only rich in culture and beautiful scenery, but also a deep respect and love for the winemaking, wine here since long been playing a major role. Hundred years of history and experience of winemakers, the highest quality products and advantageous location unique vineyards - all joined together, embodied in a stylish and prestigious brand "Vina Pomal". Red wines with an indication of Crianza include aging in oak barrels for a period of not less than 1 year, and after bottling - for about 12 months. Due to this exposure of wine soften its tannins become balanced flavor with hints of spices and spice and dark chocolate are the perfect complement to the different gastronomic combinations.
Dry red wine "Vina Pomal" Crianza is made from Tempranillo grapes, which is famous for its beautiful Spain. Vineyard in the municipality of Haro has existed since 1908 and covers an area of about 100 hectares. Tempranillo is known for its thick skin rich in anthocyanins and serves as the basis for unsurpassed wine ruby red color, sometimes rolling in purple. In addition, different types of anthocyanins destroy harmful bacteria, making red wines do not deteriorate during storage. This variety is well adapted to the high demands of modern winemaking, creating a taste profile with hints of strawberry, black currant and cherry, prunes, chocolate and tobacco. Chalk and gravelly soils of the region are perfect for growing vines, while the yield per hectare is almost never exceeds 6500 kg.
Name of the variety Tempranillo gave the Spanish planters in translation it means "a little early ripening." This is due to the property of varieties ripen much earlier than other varieties. After the selection of berries and crushing technology of wine a two-week process of maceration and then aging in American oak barrels (1 year) and in bottles (1 year), and only after this wine comes to the public.
The origins of the company Bilbainas its origins back in 1859, when the phylloxera epidemic threatened the vineyards of France. It was then that the company "Savignon Freres ET CIE", to save his job, suffered a grape production in Haro and, unlike other manufacturers who are now grown grapes in Spain, and sold the wine in France, decided to work on the Spanish market. For several years, was built winery in Haro. 40 years later, when the phylloxera epidemic in France was finally defeated, "Savignon Freres" sold their business in Rioja. The new owners of the plant became the owner of the winery Bilbainas, founded in 1901. In 1997 Bodega Bilbainas was acquired by Codorniu, which resulted in a weighty modernization of production and work on improving the quality of products. Have been updated cellar renovated winery and carried out work in the vineyards. Today "Bilbainas" - is 250 hectares of land located in the municipalities of Haro and Villalba and employed Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuela, Malvasia and Viura. They provide 70% of raw materials for the production of wines, while the remaining 30% are purchased from local producers.
Winery Ramirez de la Piscina was founded in 1945. Julio Ramirez de la Piscina inherited the vineyards from his parents, in which he continued the family business of growing grapes. In 1973, the first vintage wine for sale was released. Over the next years, the company improved the quality of its products and in 1990 entered the international market. In 2001, a new winery was built.
To date, wines Ramirez de la Piscina are popular in many countries around the world, and their high quality is confirmed by the high ratings of famous wine critics.