Wine Vina Real, "Plata" Crianza, 2011, 1.5 L
Wine of brilliant cherry color with purple highlights.
The wine has a structured, rounded taste with well integrated fruit and oak tones, fine-grained tannins and a pleasant acidity. The finish is well balanced, with spicy, toasted and balsamic undertones.
The main elements of the wine fragrance are notes of ripe raspberries, garlic, currants, blueberries and thorns, combined with the more subtle nuances of vanilla and oak.
The wine is perfect to accompany cheeses, game and various meat dishes.
Dry red wine Vina Real, Crianza, 2011 made on the basis of Tempranillo grapes grown in the region of Rioja Alavesa, with the addition of equal amounts Masuelo varieties, Grenache and Graciano. The climate is influenced by the Atlantic Ocean, clay and limestone soils, rich in iron and many other trace elements, creating particularly favorable conditions for ripening the grape Tempranillo, which is the hallmark of Spain.
The 2011 season showed atypical for the region's dry summer with great temperature differences. With a lot of effort, a team of winegrowers harvest of excellent quality for one week earlier than usual. Berry has a rich aroma and intense color, which made it possible to obtain perfectly structured wine that can be enjoyed for 10 years.
To produce wine using manually collected the fruits have reached optimum ripeness. Grapes and desteblirovan was placed in stainless steel tanks, where short cold maceration was carried out first, and then the 12-day fermentation at a temperature of 26-28 ° C. Malolactic fermentation took place in concrete tanks. Exposure for 13-14 months was carried out in oak barrels of French and American origin.
Wine Company of Northern Spain (CVNE), founded in 1879 by brothers Raimundo and Eusebio Real de Azua, considered the oldest winery in Spain. Poor health Eusebio, the doctor recommended that the dry climate, was the reason why the brothers decided to settle in the province. Choosing to live the city of Haro, located in the Rioja Alta, they quickly appreciated the high potential in the field of winemaking in the region and decided to engage in this kind of business.
The first wine "Cune", submitted by CVNE, bore the name of the winery. It appeared at a time when the French vineyards were revived after the phylloxera epidemic, and lack of market famous French wines reimbursed Spanish winemakers.
Another milestone for the company was the wine "Monopole", proposed by the consumer in 1915. This wine, immediately became a classic white Rioja, today is the oldest brand of Spanish white wine.
No less recognition received and wine "Imperial". Introduced in 1920, it was made of Spanish autochthonous varieties of grapes grown in their own vineyards economy, and has also become a classic Rioja.
Today CVNE - a family owned company, managed by the fifth generation of a dynasty. She is in the top five of the best wineries in Rioja, owns 600 hectares of vineyards and about 50% of the berries bought from other farms. Keeping true to the tradition, leaders CVNE always welcomed an innovative approach to work in the vineyards and wineries, while focusing attention on the quality of products. For Spaniards CVNE it is one of the most famous brands of Rioja, which are associated with premium quality wines.
The farm "Vina Real" is one of the pillars of the company CVNE, best winery that seeks to innovate and experiment. Winery building is an architectural masterpiece of the hands of Bordeaux architect Philippe Mazieres, set up on a hill in a huge bathtub made of concrete, wood and stainless steel, and combining modernity and nobility. From the vineyards to the mountains pierced two tunnels where special conditions are maintained wine farm.