D.O.Ca. Rioja (La Rioja)
Viña Pomal Reserva 106 Barricas is a red wine from the D.O. La Rioja produced by Bodegas Bilbaínas. This wine is a blend of 3 different grape varieties: Tempranillo (90%), Garnacha (5%) and Graciano (5%).
The grapes used to make Viña Pomal Reserva 106 Barricas are taken from an estate that is situated just 2km from the winery, close to the river Ebro and the town of Haro. This close proximity allows for the grapes to be swiftly transported to the winery after the harvest has been carried out.
The estate is home to various ecosystems, depending on the various soil types and varying levels of exposure to sunlight. Therefore in order to obtain the best quality grapes possible, various methods of precisión and traditional viticulture are used on the estate.
The grapes used to make Viña Pomal Reserva 106 Barricas, are being selected at the winery, ferment with native yeasts at a temperature of between 28-30ºC. After maceration is carried out for 25 days.
Before being bottled, Viña Pomal Reserva 106 Barricas ages for 20 months in oak barrels (84% American, 16% French), a third of the barrels are new. During this phase, several rackings take place to manually in order to ´clean`the wine manually.
Viña Pomal Reserva 106 Barricas then rests for another 2 years in the bottle before being marketed.