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D.O.Ca. Rioja / Arnegui

Arnegui Gran Reserva

Arnegui Gran Reserva is made exclusively from the best vines from selected vineyards in La Rioja Alta from old vines with small production.
During the harvest the clusters were carefully selected, destined to produce a Gran Reserva wine that combines structure and silky tannic character, with elegance and balance.

Variety
Tempranillo
Style
Still wine
Alcohol Graduation
13.5%
Serving Temperature
Best served between 16 and 18ºC.
 

Region

Spain’s most internationally famous wine region is renowned for creating top quality wines with exceptional ageing ability. It lies in northern Spain, by the side of the River Ebro from which the region’s name derived. Elegance and poise is the hallmark of the wines shaped in this ancient region. The variety of its soils, together with the combination of modern and traditional growing practices allow winemakers to produce a wide range of wines that exhibit different personalities, always within the framework that their long-established Qualified Denominación de Origen demands from them.

Tasting Notes

Intense colour with subtle aromas of toasted wood and cocoa along with sweet spices and hints of menthol.

Food Pairing

This Gran Reserva combines with numerous dishes specially with Castillian roasts and all kinds of meats like spoon dishes.

Technical Information

After harvesting by hand, the grapes are put into small stainless steel tanks. The must is then kept on skins for 2-3 days to extract the colour and tannins. It then begins alcoholic fermentation for 10 to 13 days at a temperature of 26-29ºC. before beginning the malolactic fermentation at 20ºC. The wine is then aged for 24 months in American oak barrels and a further 36 months in bottle.

Awards

GOLD
2020 Mundus Vini: Arnegui Gran Reserva 2012
2018 Asia Wine Trophy: Arnegui Gran Reserva 2012
SILVER
2018 Berliner Wein Trophy: Arnegui Gran Reserva 2012