Wine Ochoa, Gran Reserva, 2004
Wine tiled cherry color.
The wine has a beautifully balanced fruit flavors with hints of oak and good acidity.
The aroma of the wine reveals notes of black berries, balsamic, licorice and underbrush.
The wine is recommended to serve the meat on the grill, meats, duck, pork, beef, stews, cheeses.
Wine Gran Reserva - favorite wine bodega owner, Javier Ochoa. Ochoa is a classic, rounded, complex wine, tannic structure which allows you to store it for a long time in bottles, contributing to the evolution of taste and aroma. Blend wine is composed of carefully selected grape varieties of Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grown on calcareous loam soil of vineyards in the appellation Navarra DO. After fermentation, the wine is carefully aged in 225-liter barrels made from American and French oak for 2 years. Wine is not subjected to any treatment and stabilization, and is not filtered, so over time the bottom of the bottle may be formed of natural components precipitate.
In the beautiful historic town of Olite, the former capital of the kingdom of Navarre, family-owned company located Bodegas Ochoa. The wines of this region were known in the time of Roman rule. Today Olite - symbol of this wine region with a long history.
Ochoa company was founded in 1845, although it is known that the family was engaged in winemaking in the XV century. Bodegas Ochoa now - one of the leaders of Navarre for the production of quality wines. Head of the family Example Javier Ochoa inspired other winemakers in Navarre in the production of wines of high range. He also worked hard to ensure that in the area was built oenological station for research in viticulture and winemaking. Vineyards Ochoa, covers an area of 170 hectares, located at an altitude of 450 meters above sea level. Vineyard area is growing: in 1995 vines were planted an additional 16 hectares. In own vineyards cultivated varieties Ochoa Tempranillo, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha, Moscatel and Viura. Age of the vines - from 16 to 30 years. In addition, grapes are bought from local winegrowers with a reliable reputation.
In the past few years, Javier Ochoa has acquired a reputation as one of the best oenologists in Spain. In the production of wine, he uses the most advanced technology: latest tangential filters termokontroliruemye stainless steel tanks, bottling modern technology to ensure the stability of wine, etc. World fame and recognition wines Bodegas Ochoa grow every year. To date, 75% of the total production is exported, the remaining 25% is sold on the domestic market of Spain in expensive restaurants and specialty boutiques, including in our own shop Ochoa, which is located in the administrative building of the bodega near the ancient fortress Olite.