Description of Viña Arana Gran Reserva 2012
Viña Arana Gran Reserva 2012 (Graciano, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)
- View: dark ruby red color with purple hues.
- Nose: Intense aroma, with sweet and fresh notes of ripe red fruits, wild flowers, chocolate, caramel, vanilla and red berries.
- Mouth: fine, complex and good acidity, soft tannins on the palate and light notes of red fruit flavor.
APPELLATION: Rioja (La Rioja, Spain).
VINEYARD: La Rioja Alta.
GRAPES: Graciano and Tempranillo.
AGEING: Madura for 14 months in barrels of French oak, in contact with its lees.
PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested by hand, destemmed, are squeezed in a traditional way, you cold soaked for 25 days, and fermented in stainless steel tanks, where alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature of 28 ° C occurs.
PAIRING: Appetizers, canapes, roasted red meats, poultry, stews, pastas, vegetables and blue cheese.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 16-18 ° C
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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.More about the Winery