Wine "Vina Arana" Gran Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2012
Reviews of purchase "Vina Arana" Gran Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2012
Wine pure, bright red color.
The taste of wine is pleasant, balanced, elegant acidity, soft, enveloping tannins and noble, complex aftertaste.
The wine has an intense aroma with notes of candied fruit, strawberries and blueberries, complemented by nuances of balsamic vinegar, vanilla, cocoa, mocha, caramel and tobacco leaf.
Wine matches perfectly with snacks and light meals of meat or fish. Very well suited to vegetables, pasta, rice, poultry, game birds and mushroom dishes, as well as creamy and young cheeses.
2006 season Regulatory Board of Rioja wines exhibited "excellent." Water reserves accumulated during the winter, meet the needs of the vineyards during the hot, dry summer. Cold nights in late August helped to gather the grapes of unique quality. Vinification began with fermentation under controlled temperature for 14 days. Malolactic fermentation lasted 56 days. In July 2007, the wine was placed in barrels of American oak, the average age of four years, where it remained for three years. Traditionally, every 6 months, the wine is poured from Barrika in barriques. Bottling took place in December 2010.
July 10, 1890 bakskih five 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.