Dark cherry in colour with purple hue. Matured in French oak for a year so as not to overpower all that delicious raspberry, blackcurrant and strawberry flavour. Delicate violet aromas greet you on the bouquet, followed by layers of juicy fruit, velvety balsamic, pencil lead and caramel on the palate. The finish draws on the black cherry creaminess.
Bodegas Arzuaga Laderas del Norte
for the equivalent of £20.75 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grower: Bodegas Arzuaga
Grape Variety: Tinta del País
Style: Fruity and Floral
Appellation: Ribera del Duero
Alcohol: 13.7% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
4 in stock
The Arzuaga winery is in Valladolid, in the heart of the Ribera del Duero Designation of Origin. The wines come from La Planta, an estate belonging to the Arzuaga family in Quintanilla de Onésimo, in the province of Valladolid. This is an excellent location for vine-growing. There can be no doubt that Arzuaga wines are made based on three premises: the soil, the climate and the orientation of the vineyards. The local flora and fauna coexist perfectly with the vines in La Planta. The flora includes pines, holm oaks and savin juniper, and, among the animals are wild boars and red deer. This coexistence clearly shows the love the Arzuaga family feels for the natural world. The estate covers 1,400 hectares (3,500 acres) in a wonderful location in the heart of the Ribera del Duero Designation of Origin area: its Golden Mile. It was at the beginning of the 1990s when, after buying La Planta estate, Florentino Arzuaga began planting vines, building the winery and, of course, making wine...