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Characteristics of La Nieta
Red wine made by Marcos Eguren, the oenologist of the Group Eguren, in the winery Viñedos del Págano, within the Q.D.O. Rioja. It is a winery sculpted in the undergrounds of the vineyards.
La Nieta is made of 100% Tempranillo grapes from a single property of 1.75 ha, after which the wine is named. This property is planted with 40-year-old vines which are treated with organic fertilizers twice a year. In Viñedos del Págano, an integrated winegrowing is conducted, respectint the environment and following the nature biorhyth.
Serve at 18ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Grilled red meats, Game birds, Game stew, Roasts, Game animals
SightThe tasting repport of this wine is being translated. Meanwhile, you can check the Spanish version.
SightLively, intense and deep cherry red colour with violet reflections. Abundant even, slow-falling tears show on the glass.NoseLa Nieta 2010 is more fragrant than previous vintages. It is both intense and delicate, full of nuances. Juicy and fleshy aromas of ripe black fruit are released, which give way to roasted aromas, sweet spices and floral notes. Profound balsamic, menthol and mineral notes in the background.TasteFresh attack and a round, smooth, silky, velvety palate. Very elegant. Masterfully structured, with ripe, tame tannins and an excellent acidity. Very long and persistent finish. Fruity, spicy, toasted, lactic, balsamic and mineral notes felt at retro-olfaction. Delicate, complex, infinite.
SightPicota cherry colour with violet reflections. Abundant, slow and even falling tears show on the glass.NoseLa Nieta has an intense yet delicate nose, full of nuances. Juicy, fleshy, ripe black fruit stands out and gradually gives way to aromas of fine woods, sweet spices, floral notes and a balsamic, mineral background.TasteThis wine shows fresh attack in the mouth and is round, smooth, silky, velvety and very elegant on the palate. It has fantastic structure, with ripe, tame tannins, an excellent acidity and a very long and persistent finish. At retro-olfaction fruity, toasted, lactic, balsamic, mineral and spicy notes appear. Delicate, complex, infinite.
SightIntense red with violet edges. Very bright. Dense, slow-falling tears.NoseIts tasty notes of fruit appear on an appealing creamy background. When it opens up, balanced notes of wood, some toasted touches and sweet spices emerge complementing the fruit arômas without hiding them. Some delicate floral notes are also noticed on a good mineral background. Intense and pleasant nose.TasteFrom the first plunge this wine is round, and has a broad, bulky and full-bodied attack and a silky, creamy, intense mid palate. Its marked notes of black fruit are well integrated with the aromas of wood. It shows a very good acidity that provides an appreciated freshness. Tannins have a moderated presence. Long and lingering finish with a slightly bitter but pleasant mineral aftertaste.
A great wine that will conquer us. A pleasure, a jewel.
SightDark red, very bright, with purple hues. Continous tear that dyes the cup.NoseIntensely aromatic complexity. We will find aromas of black fruit, toasted, milk, spices ( vanilla, cinnamon). All this with a sharp balsamic and mineral substance. As it opens, we will find more intensity.TasteVery good start, spacious, velvety and powerful. Present tannins but well integrated. Long and persistent aftertaste, with mineral presence. A very elegant wine.
La Rioja is one of the most important areas of wine production in the world. It has a long history, and exceptional soils and climates. From the Tempranillo and Grenache varieties they make great red wines that are masterfully aged which demonstrates the experience passed from generation to generation.