Wine Bodegas Borsao, "Borsao" Tinto Clasico, Campo de Borja DO
Wine intense cherry-red color with a purple hue.
Full-bodied wine with a deep, fresh, clean taste with a soft texture, rich notes of red berries, spicy aftertaste.
The aroma of the wine reveals fruity bouquet with notes of citrus fruit and red berries (raspberry), the nuances of cherry liqueur and flowers.
This wine is served as an aperitif or accompaniment to poultry, it is a good complement fish dishes, sushi.
Age of vines on which grapes are grown for the production of red wine "Borsao", reaches 35-60 years, the vines grow on rocky soils of clay-limestone on the hillside Moncayo. Crop harvested in the first half of October. After 15-day fermentation maceration tank made of stainless steel at a temperature between 25-30ºC. Then the wine is aged in oak barrels for 5 months.
Date of establishment of the winery Bodegas Borsao dates back to 1958, when it was created Cooperative Campo de Borja. It is here that there was a brand Borsao. After a while, the company joined cooperatives of municipalities Tabuenca and Pozuelo together with its extensive vineyards. This happened in 2001, and then came into a new company called Bodegas Borsao. The composition of the young company includes 620 participants who set for themselves the main task of updating and upgrading the absolute principles of winemaking: the method of care for vineyards to modernize equipment at wineries.
Campo de Borja to is located on the right bank of the Ebro River, south of Navarre, around the ancient town of Borja. Growing grapes here are engaged in the XIII century. Then the monks from the monastery of Veruela done a lot for the development of viticulture and winemaking in the region. The vineyards are surrounded by mountains of Sierra del Moncayo and located in a hilly area at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level. The climate here is pretty harsh - with cold winters, very hot summers and frequent frosts in the spring, from the Pyrenees comes a cold wind "El serso." Sort Garnacha takes 75% of the landing on these lands that with confidence can be called the region "Empire of Garnacha."