Viña Arana Reserva 2011

La Rioja Alta (Rioja)

RP91GP93

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The Viña Arana Reserva 2011 (£14.17): a red wine from Rioja produced by La Rioja Alta made of tempranillo and mazuelo of 2011 and shows an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. Drinks&Co users evaluate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while experts give the following rate: robert parker: 91 and peñín: 93.
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Viña Arana Reserva 2011 is a wine with a style of its own, with the elegance, intensity and freshness that are typical of the Rioja Alta region and the wineries that bear the same name. It has been praised by expert wine industry critics such as The Wine Advocate and James Suckling, who have defined it as a traditional Riojan wine.

The Tempranillo and Mazuelo vines that give rise to the 2011 Arana Reserva Vineyard grew in an exceptional vintage in which the climate and the soils were optimal to bring the fruit to the maximum state of ripeness, which would later be nurtured with a careful winemaking process.

Technical sheet · Viña Arana Reserva

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja,Spain)
Winery: La Rioja Alta
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP91GP93
Grapes: Mazuelo (5%), Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%

Description · La Rioja Alta

Viña Arana Reserva 2011 (Mazuelo and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: cherry red with marked good coat pink trim.
  • Nose: Intense aromas, an elegant range of balsamic notes, leaf snuff, caramel, vanilla and chocolate black ripe fruit.
  • Mouth: with freshness, balanced acidity, soft tannins, a nice structure, a cheerful and elegant way, with time in bottle, elegant and complex bouquet.

APPELLATION: Rioja.

VINEYARD: Names: Farms El Palo and nuns. Vineyards located in the municipality of Rodezno (Rioja Alta). Soil chalky clay.

GRAPES: 95% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo.

AGEING: Aging selected batches of this blend in American oak barrels manufacturing with an average age of 4½ years. During its aging wines 3 years racked by the traditional method of barrel to barrel every 6 months.

PREPARATION: alcoholic fermentation conducted in stainless steel tanks for 16 days at a controlled temperature below 28 °C. After careful descube, malolactic fermentation naturally developed for 94 days.

WINE PAIRING: appetizers, rice and vegetables, poultry, game birds, fish stews, creamy cheeses and cured bit.

TEMPERATURE: 16 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

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. The...

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Posted on at 11.46

4/5

Viña Arana Reserva 2011

Beautiful ruby ​​color in the glass. Spicy aromas of tobacco, tea leaves, cocoa and caramel, this beautiful fruity and floral. aged in American oak for three years. Elegant and intense on the palate.
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Posted on at 15.03

4/5

Viña Arana 2011

- The wine Rioja Alta Viña Arana is a red wine from the winery La Rioja Alta designation of origin in Rioja.
- This wine is made from grapes Tempranillo and Mazuelo.
- This is a wine with cherry...
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Posted on at 04.26

4/5

La Rioja Altaviña Arana Reserva 2011

- Smooth, polished red colour typical of classic Riojas. Clean and bright in the glass, with light orange notes on the rim.
- Outstandingly intense nose, with light balsamic tertiary aromas of...
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Posted on at 04.23

4/5

TASTING NOTES:
- View: Cherry red, middle layer, edge iodinated pink tones.
- Nose: spicy woods, snuff, cocoa, candy and tea leaves.
- Palate: Silky tannins and acidity pleasant finish.

Aging: 48...
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Viña Arana Reserva 2009

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

Laurel, confit, silky, round fruit. 91 points
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Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

La Rioja Altaviña Arana Reserva 2009
- The Vina Arana 2009 is a wine with that smooth, polished red colour typical of classic Riojas. Clean and bright in the glass, with light orange notes on the rim. Outstandingly intense nose, with...
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Reviews about Viña Arana Reserva 2006

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

Plums, bay leaves, coconut, silky, long. 91 points
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Reviews about Viña Arana Reserva 2005

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

Black pepper, bay leaf, plum, silky, long.
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