Technical Data Sheet bodegas riojanas
Type of wine: Crianza red wine
Brand: Viña Albina
Grape Variety: Tempranillo and Mazuelo
Type of bottle: Bordeaux
Capacity (cl): 75
Graduation (% vol.): 13,50
Winery: Bodegas Riojanas
Regions Rioja Designation
Barrel type: American Oak
Permanence in barrel: 24 months
Serving temperature : 16º-18º C.
Bodegas Riojanas controls more than 300 hectares. From the best vineyards in Cenicero, San Vicente de la Sonsierra and nearby towns. The grape that is harvested par excellence in Rioja is Tempranillo, but Bodegas Riojanas also has one of the largest extensions dedicated to Mazuelo and Graciano within the Denomination, varieties that give a greater personality to the wines it makes.
The different plots of vineyards are located on clay-calcareous soils of Miocene origin, ideal for producing the highest quality. at the beginning of October, once the heat of the summer has passed, the harvest is carried out, which is more than just the harvesting of the grapes. The choice of the optimum moment for the harvest, the productivity of the vines, the selection of the batches of grapes destined to elaborate the different types of wine of the winery… Everything will influence in the characteristics and final quality of the wines that are obtained, the batches of grapes coming from old vineyards are collected in boxes, to avoid that the pressure produced by the weight breaks the grains of grape and arrive in the best conditions to the winery. Once there, they are subjected to a meticulous manual selection bunch by bunch, thus elaborating the wines that constitute the maximum exponent of quality of Bodegas Riojanas.
Tasting Notes Viña Albina gran reserva
Wines selected from the best vintages. The personality of Cenicero wines is highlighted. Red ochre colour with brick edges. Combination and richness of aromas with vinous character. Balanced and sensual taste, leaving a general impression of opulence. Full-bodied and well constituted in tannins and acidity. Exceptional taste persistence. In a good moment of consumption, Maridaje Meat, Spoon dishes.