Rioja Alavesa

  • Bodegas Estraunza
  • Rioja, Spain

Method & Production

Made from old Tempranillo vines from hillside vineyards near to Laguardia. The grapes are harvested manually to preserve fruit quality. Fermentation in stainless steel, at a low temperature, using selected yeasts, 20% carbonic maceration and 80% destemmed. 3 months in bottle refinement before release.

Tasting notes

This youthful wine made from old Tempranillo vines grown on hillside vineyards near Laguardia, shows vibrant red fruit, floral notes, and a touch of liquorice. The palate is refined and generous with a silky mouthfeel and great length. Ideal at cellar temperature.

Food matching

Roast red meats and hard cheeses with some age.