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Characteristics of Rioja Vega Garnacha y Graciano
Rioja Vega Garnacha y Graciano is a red wine from the appellation of origin la Rioja produced by Bodega Rioja Vega. This wine, as its name insinuates, is a blend of equal parts, Garnacha and Graciano.
After the harvest, the grapes are transported swiftly to the winery. All the winemaking processes of both grape varietals are competed separately.
The grapes from Rioja Vega Garnacha y Graciano are fermented alcoholically for up to 7 days at a temperature of 26ºC.
Subsequently, a maceration with husks is performed for 3 days, which leads to a malolactic fermentation in stainless steel containers. There, the wine is racked twice. Finally, after the blend has been completed, Rioja Vega Garnacha y Graciano rests for 6 months in American oak barrels.
Felipe Ugalde, one the pioneers of the production of wine in La Rioja, was also the founder of the winery which is today, more than 125 years old.
Experience and technological advances go hand in hand with Bodega Rioja Vega to produces magnificent wines, recognised on an international scale.
Serve at 15ºC
Cold meat, Roasted red meats, White meat, Eggs, Coulommiers cheese
SightAttractive cherry red colour. Very bright and medium bodied.NoseGreat personality and good aromatic intensity. Balsamic notes.TasteTasty and balanced. Combines a marked acidity with a pleasant fruity finish. Smooth tannins and tones from the barrel.
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.
More than 125 years have passed and Rioja Vega is still here. The winery, located in the appellation of origin La Rioja, is today a classic on the Spanish wine panorama. Conducted with wisdom, experience, knowledge, plus the recent technological advances and research performed by the team to offer this excellent range of wines that we see today.