Gomez Cruzado Rioja Reserva

Gomez Cruzado Rioja Reserva

Winery Gomez Cruzado

Region Rioja, Spain

Grape Tempranillo

Style Full Bodied

Food Pairing Stewed Beef or Lamb

Tasting Notes
Bush vine Tempranillo was hand harvested into small baskets, where the grapes undergo a three day cold soak. The grapes were fermented in in cone shaped stainless steel vats. The juice is the racked to half French and American barriques, of which 50% is new wood, where is ages for 18 months. The wines is blended to tank prior to bottling and laid to rest in the cold cellars for 2 years prior to release. Clean and shiny, dark red cherry colored. Very expressive nose, with the tertiary aromas of the aging displaying vanilla, cocoa and orange peel, and those of the variety, showing dark and candied fruit. In the mouth it’s rounded, fresh, with a fine acidity, silky tannins and fruit driven aftertaste. It clearly shows the character of a classical Reserva from "Barrio de la Estación."

Closure Cork

ABV 14

Vintage 2009