Wine La Rioja Alta, "Vina Arana" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2004
Reviews of purchase La Rioja Alta, "Vina Arana" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2004
The wine has a bright, shiny red cherry color with a touch of pink on the edge of the glass.
The taste of wine is rounded, with silky, well integrated tannins, smooth texture and elegant, long and pleasant aftertaste with a soothing mint nuances and balanced acidity.
Delicious, intense aroma of the wine reveals notes of ripe red fruit, developing on the background of balsamic tones, cinnamon, vanilla and coconut.
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 and cheeses, both young and mature.
Thanks to the good weather, the 2004 season vines received favorable conditions for development throughout the year. The air temperature in the ripening period was lower than usual, with a very noticeable difference between day and night, which led to a slower ripening berries. Vineyards with moderate yields and excellent exposition provided the harvest of high quality to create "Vina Arana" Reserva 2004. After fermentation, in March 2005, the new wine was placed in a 3-year-old American oak barrels where it is aged for 36 months. The wine was bottled in November 2008.
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.