100% Tempranillo
2014 

Bodega El Arca de NoƩ

Rioja Crianza

Medium-high ruby color with hints of cherry red on the rim. Complex aroma of fruits with an underlying subtle scent of oak. Fresh sensation in the mouth and smooth on the palate with notes of sweet fruit, a touch of balsamic with soft tannins and long finish.

Appellation

DOC Rioja

Vineyard

Vineyards surrounding San Asensio in Rioja Alta at 1600’ above sea level with clay-limestone soils.

Vinification

Fermentation in stainless steel tanks with controlled temperature by applying gentle daily stirring in order to enhance the extraction of color and aromas. Aged in American oak barrels for 12 months followed by three months in bottle before releasing. 

Pairing

Pairs perfectly with Mediterranean cuisine, roasted or grilled red meats, stews, fish in tomato sauce, grilled vegetables, sausages, pâté and semi-cured cheeses.

Serving

Serve at 59-63°F