Bodegas y Viñedos Pujanza - Rioja - Norte - Rouge - 2017
Country / Region: Spain
Name: Rioja DOC
Grape variety: 100% Tempranillo
Alcohol: 14.5 vol.
Capacity: 75 cl
Robert Parker : 95/100 Wine rated 94/100 by our Selection Committee !
Wine:Born on the highest plot in the vineyard, the 2017 Red Rioja Norte was harvested particularly early this year. This gave it a unique freshness and tension, that combined beautifully into this concentrated and powerful wine, with flavors of small black fruits and light flowers. It is a great modern-style rioja, with a fresh and impeccably balanced palate and a long and persistent finish. Rated 94/100 by our Selection Committee and 95/100 by Parker.
Vinification:Spontaneous fermentation with daily light followed by 12 months maturation in barrels.
Color:Bright red with carmine reflections.
Nose:Fresh and delicate perfumes of small black fruits and light flowers.
Palate:Full-bodied and smooth, this modern style wine seduces us with its remarkable balance and freshness.
Temperature:Decant before serving between 16 and 18°C.
Food and wine pairing:Roasted lamb, fillet of beef with black pepper, roasted veal kidneys with morels.
Cellar aging:From now until 2032
Bodegas y Vinedos Pujanza is an incredible estate which has known a dazzling success in recent years. In just two decades, it has become one of the most sought-after names in Spain. Located in Laguardia in the Rioja Alavesa, this family estate is the work of one man, Carlos San Pedro, who is madly in love with these marvelous terroirs and eager to translate them into authentic wines that respect the region’s history and traditions.
His vigilance and insatiable quest for perfection have enabled him to craft wines of the highest level, thanks to a cutting-edge viticulture that is very attentive to the primary quality of the grapes.