Solar de Mendieta Gran Reserva
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REGION

RIOJA ALTA

VARIETY

Tempranillo (97%) and Graciano (3%) from 30+ year old vineyards.

 

VINEYARDS

Proprietary vineyards in San Vicente de la Sonsierra.

 

ELABORATION

Traditional, 100% destemmed. 24 months in American oak Bordelaise barrels.
Age of the barrels: 25% new oak, 75% maximum of 3 wines.

 

ALCOHOL CONTENT

14,5% vol.
 

COLOR

Intense cherry-brick red, brilliant

TASTING NOTES

Garnet red cherry. Intense aroma, fragrant, complex with aromatic notes, mature red fruits, balsamic, truffle, vanilla and toast. On the palate it is vigorous, fresh, silky with a good presence of mature taninns and a development of complex aromas. Red fruits perfectly integrated with touches of balsamic, coffee and oak. Long lasting finish with hints of fruit, spice and cocoa.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

Ideally between 16-18° C

CULINARY

All kinds of dishes with strong, intense flavors, game, dark meats, stews, grilled meats, cheeses, etc.