Wine "Vina Arana" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2005
Reviews of purchase "Vina Arana" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2005
The wine has a cherry-red color with a hint of pink on the edge of the glass.
Taste wine noble, medium bodied, balanced, with silky tannins and good acidity, long aftertaste.
Intense, fresh aroma of wine filled with spicy notes of wood and tobacco, hints of cocoa, chocolates and tea leaves.
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.
2005 season Regulatory Board of Rioja wines exhibited "excellent." Moderate rainfall during the growing season meet the needs of the vineyards during budding and fruit set. Mazuela grapes, the quality of which is essential for the wine "Viña Arana" was introduced by a large number of bunches less compact in size than in previous years, but it allows to obtain high quality wines in its range. The harvest began in late September, moderate temperatures during the day and cool at night this month led to a balanced ripening. Perfectly vegetative state and health of the grapes resulted in high quality fruit from which it was later produced a magnificent "Vina Arana" Reserva 2005.
Vinification began with fermentation at a controlled temperature for 11 days. Malolactic fermentation lasted 44 days. In May 2006, 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 November 2009.
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.