Solar de Becquer Gran Reserva 2004

D.O.C. Rioja 13,5% 2004
21,50 Bottle 75 cl Tax incl.

Squad wineries technical sheet

Type of Wine: Red

Brand:Solar de Becquer reserve

Grape variety: Tempranillo     

Bottle type: Bordeaux 

Capacity (cl): 75               

Graduation (% vol.): 13,50

Cellar: Squire

Regions: Denomination Rioja

Barrel type: American oak

Permanence in Barrel: 18 months

Operating temperature : 16º-18º C. 

Population: Tax them

General information

Located in the South of Monte Yerga, the Finca Cuesta de la Reina is a caralsol hillside that begins at 450 meters of altitude and ascends to 800 meters. Its soils are clay-calcareous, poor and with abundant boulders, it is a farm of more than 120 hectares that has been in the family for four generations and in which the vineyard has always been cultivated.

Approximate average age of the vineyards 25 years.After a meticulous monitoring of the vineyard, the grapes are harvested at the optimum moment of maturation.The Tempranillo variety was harvested the first fortnight of October, the Garnacha in mid-October and the Mazuelo the last. week of October and first of November. The harvest is done by hand, selecting healthy and ripe grapes, rejecting the raw and deteriorated ones.

Tasting Notes Solar de Becquer Gran Reserva

Color red tile of good layer. Clean, complex and with good intensity on the nose, aromas of red fruits well combined with those of aging, balsamic, spices (pepper), tobacco and leather. Good structure, tasty, wide, smooth but with character and a good harmony in its flavors. Complex and clean via retronasal.