- Color: Red pillory, pretty intense.
- Nose: Intense, very fruity. Ripe stone fruit mirex, Negra- plum, spicy and smoky touches -pepper Negra- the barrel.
- Mouth: Wide entrance. Pass gluttonous mouth, with good volume. Good balance. Quite persistent. Aftertaste of fruit jam, cassis, spices.
Development and Aging:
Made from Tempranillo (95%), with a touch of Mazuelo and Graciano (5%). After aging at least 12 months in American oak barrels, passes bottle until its roundness and balance.
Vineyards and Villa:
Viña Salceda is located in Elciego, and enjoys a unique microclimate, thanks to the Cantabria mountain range to the north and the mountains of the Demand for the South, which are respectively moderating the Atlantic and Continental-Mediterranean influences. The vineyards are located on the southern slopes and southeast, at an altitude of 410 to 450 meters, along the Ebro River and the confluence of the river Mayor, where the winds are breathing and cooling of the vineyards, especially in the warmer periods of the summer.
The vineyards are in the terms of La Dehesilla, The Roquial and Valdefrailes, and clay-calcareous soils are suitable for Tempranillo, Mazuelo and Graciano varieties. grown mainly Tempranillo, which make masala selection of the oldest plots. The vineyards are carefully cultivated in a traditional way, and such land is tilled instead of using any herbicide, and all tasks from pruning to grape harvesting is done by hand, in a reasonable and sustainable manner. The low production per hectare and the age of the vineyards guarantee excellent quality of the raw material. The winemaking is carried out on site Vina Salceda, where the process is fully controlled to ensure that the wines reflect the excellent qualities of the grape.
Viña Salceda, surrounded by its own grounds, is located at Elciego, a picturesque village in the Rioja Alavesa. The history of Viña Salceda just over forty years since it began in 1969, but the specific purpose of its creation more than justifies its birth: only produce red wines of the highest quality.
La Finca mostly consists of soil the old Tertiary (Miocene), mainly chalky-clayey stem compact sandstone. However, there is a mosaic of other types of soils of Tertiary and Quaternary, from limestone to alluvial boulders. This allows the preparation of different wines, according to each plot.
- Type of Wine
- Wine Style
Red - Soft Tannins and Subtle Fruit
- Grape Varieties
- Type of Ageing
- Alcohol Content
- Serving Temperature
Ratings and awards
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Stews and Casseroles