D.O.Ca. Rioja (La Rioja)
Remírez de Ganuza Reserva is the first wine to come from Bodega Remírez de Ganuza , one of the pioneers in the production of wines from La Rioja.
It has all the elegance, harmony, expertise and experience of the winery and, despite its youth, Remírez Ganuza has already become a winery of reference in La Rioja.
As for the production Remírez de Ganuza Reserva is made from different varieties Tempranillo, Graciano and skins of Viura and Malvasía grown from vines that are more than 60 years old.
Harvesting is done manually in 12 kg boxes.
After the fermentation, the grapes are kept in cold storage for 24 hours at 4-6 degrees.
The grapes goes through a sorting table where different parts of the grape bunches are separated. For the production of this wine they use the shoulders, upper most part of the bunch that is exposed to sun, and therefore, the ripest.
The fermentation process takes place in small stainless steel tanks and French oak barrels, the malolactic fermentation occurs in new barrels.
Aging takes place for 24 months in new oak barrels (80% French oak and 20% American oak).
We recommend that you decant this one hour before enjoying this great wine from La Rioja.
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