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Characteristics of Arzuaga Reserva
Arzuaga Reserva is a D.O. Ribera del Duero red wine by Bodegas Arzuaga Navarro.
A coupage between Tinto Fino (95 percent), Merlot (3 percent) and Albillo (2 percent), made from the old vines of the winery's own "La Planta" estate.
The soil of "La Planta" is clayey and rich in limestone at less than one metre underground. Poor soil and harsh Spanish weather conditions at this altitude result in scarce yields but also in very concentrated wines.
The harvest takes place manually at the grapes' peak ripening stage in 15-kg boxes. After passing through a sorting table, part of the grapes are de-stemmed separately and later stored in stainless steel tanks together with the rest of the grapes. They are stored there in the cold for a few days until alcoholic fermentation may begin at a temperature of 29º C.
Arzuaga Reserva is aged for 26 months in French and American oak barrels.
SightDark cherry colour. Intense and bright.NoseAn elegant and complex aroma with various fruity notes. Dark fruits, toasted notes, and cherries in liqueur.TasteFresh and flavourful wine with elegance, unctuosity and finess.
Ribera del Duero is a Denomination of Origin located on the northern plateau, bathed by the waters of the River Duero, where they produce delicious and recognised red wines with great complexity made from the Trinto Fino grape variety.
Bodegas Arzuaga Navarro is located in the D.O. Ribera del Duero. A constant search for quality as well as passion and dedication to the wine and the earth have made these wines, from crianzas to reservas and grandes reservas, into classics of the Ribera del Duero.