Red tile in colour with the vivacious reflection of cherry tones. The bouquet is complex and mineral, combines the notes of ripe fruit of Tempranillo with the lush spices and aromatic herbs of Graciano. The common denominator is its ageing in barrels, with notes of tobacco, chamomile and the very character of the passage of the years. In the background also leaves sweet memories of honey, vanilla and nuts. Subtlety and finesse on the palate, characteristic of the “DNA Sonsierra”, and driven by the sublime acidity that prints the Graciano. The finale brings a tannic skeleton of the grapes and oak, which provide tactile sensations more rugged, but in turn very elegant.
Lopez De Haro Rioja Classica Gran Reserva Tinto
for the equivalent of £35.75 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grower: Hacienda López de Haro
Grape Variety: Tempranillo / Graciano
Style: Fruity and Complex
Alcohol: 14% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
2 in stock
Bodega Classica is in the heart of the Rioja Alta, near the historic town of San Vincente de la Sonsierra, one of the places with the longest tradition of wine. The region offers the best conditions for growing the Tempranillo grape. The vineyards are protected in the north of the Toloño mountains, the climate in the south is positively influenced by the river Ebro. The winery is located on a hill. The majority of the space is, however, under the ground. This enables gentle wine production using gravity and the natural temperature regulation. Consequently, this ensures high energy efficiency. The wines are produced according to traditional winemaking techniques, but using the latest technology. About 5,000 barrels of primarily French and some American oak are owned by the Bodega. The wine collection Hacienda López de Haro is classic, elegant and expressive here but very accessible. Thus, for both wine connoisseurs, as well as the average drinker a perfect pleasure.