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La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva 2010

75cl Volume

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2010
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)
Winery: La Rioja Alta
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Graciano, Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12.5%
The La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva 2010 (£39.51): a red wine from Rioja produced by La Rioja Alta that contains tempranillo and graciano of 2010 and shows an alcoholic strength of 12.5%. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 96 and peñín: 95.

Description of La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva 2010

La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva 2010 (Graciano and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Noted for its high middle layer cherry red, and purple rim.
  • Nose: Very intense aroma, complex, with notes of plum and ripe grapes, blackberry jam and red raspberries that give way to spicy notes and balsamic leaf snuff, cedar, licorice, vanilla, mint chocolate and ground coffee.
  • Mouth: A good entrance, fresh and balanced, with polished tannins and silky, and friendly and delicate finish. Very long aftertaste with balsamic notes of coffee and toasted caramel, candied fruits and licorice dominate these pleasant sensations.

GRAPES: Tempranillo (90%), Graziano (10%)

AGEING: The wine was chosen to American oak barrels own manufacturing of 4-year-old remained there for 4 years. During his upbringing he was racked every six months by the traditional method of barrel to barrel.

PREPARATION: The grapes were harvested in boxes and were taken to the winery in refrigerated trucks to preserve its integrity. After gentle stemming and crushing, musts passed stainless steel tanks where alcoholic fermentation performed at controlled temperature for 18 days. Then the selected lots completed malolactic fermentation naturally in 94 days.

WINE PAIRING: Meat and fish not too spicy and chocolate desserts. Ideal as glass tabletop.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12-18 °C

ALCOHOL: 14.5%

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The Winery

La Rioja Alta

La Rioja Alta

On July 10, 1890, five Basque and Rioja-based vine growers created "Sociedad Vinicola De La Rioja Alta" in what is known as the Haro Station District. This was the beginning of a fascinating business venture in which the only dream of the five founders was to craft and age high-quality wines.

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TASTING NOTES:

  • View: burgundy red, brown flecks.
  • Nose: bouquet with abundant balsamic notes of mint, leather and licorosas notes. Balanced and elegant.
  • Boca: palate highly concentrated mineral and delicate tannins.

APPELLATION: Rioja.VINEYARD: Tempranillo (90%) of vines more than 40 years of Briñas, Labastida and Villalba perfectly complemented with 10% Graciano our Melchorón I and II of Briones and Rodezno.GRAPES: Tempranillo 90% and 10% Graciano

AGEING: aged for 4 years in American oak barrels, with retention of 4 years. During his upbringing, he racked every six months by the traditional method of barrel to barrel.PREPARATION: alcoholic and malolactic fermentation performed.

PAIRING: camembert cheese, aperitifs and desserts.RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE:ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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