The Viña Pomal Selección 500 is a red wine made by Viña Pomal from Rioja that contains tempranillo grapes. The Viña Pomal Selección 500 is the ideal red to combine with semi-cured cheese and pasta bolognese.
- View: Intense red with purple reflections.
- Nose: With aromas of black fruit mixed with red fruit aromas of Grenache, licorice and violets.
- Mouth: Intense, fleshy, balanced and fresh with mineral notes, coffee and cocoa.
VINEYARD: Bodegas Bilbaínas.
GRAPES: 85% and 15% Grenache Tempranillo.
LIVESTOCK: Tempranillo aged in American oak barrels of 225 liters for 15 months. Livestock Garnacha is in French oak barrels of 500 liters.
PREPARATION: Tempranillo is grown in the Rioja Alta, in optimal conditions with a climate of Atlantic influence clayey and calcareous soil. Grenache comes from the Rioja Baja, which gives it its freshness and fruity aromas. Each variety is vinified separately for better maturity. Tempranillo passes through a long maceration process which provides volume and power, and Grenache vinified at low temperature to maximize freshness. Its stems used during fermentation take its length and balance.
PAIRING: Grilled red meats, rice dishes, meat, chicken, tapas, grills, pastas, vegetables, casseroles, young cheeses and mushrooms.
TEMPERATURE SERVICE RECOMMENDED: 16 °C
ALCOHOL: 14.0 °C”
“Both varieties are produced separately. Tempranillo seek structure with long maceration time, bringing the volume and potential for variety. For Grenache, with processing at temperatures below potentiate freshness, using part of the fermentation to provide scratch on certain length and balance. The raisings are also performed separately. Tempranillo in American oak barrels of 225 liters for a period of 15 months. Grenache, because of its delicacy and finesse, is bred in 500 liter casks of French oak wood ratio with respect to wine is lower and slower aging. With these 500-liter casks formerly used by the winery for breeding and transporting wine, it is to return to the origins of Bodegas Rioja and Bilbaínas, where the wines are bred for long periods of time in these containers.”