Hermanos de Pecina Senorio Gran Reserva Rioja

Hermanos de Peciña

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Wine label
Vintage:2003
Bottle sizes:1.5 L
Country:Spain
Region:Rioja
Appellation:Rioja
Type:Red
Varietals:Red Blend
Varietal notes:95% Tempranillo, 3% Graciano, 2% Garnacha
Organic:Practicing
Vineyard:The vineyards are all estate owned and located in the San Vicente zone of Rioja Alta. The vines used for the Gran Reserva are the oldest the estate has - averaging around 60-70 years of age.
Orientation:North facing based exposures at elevations around 500 meters
Soil:Calcareous Clay
Viticulture:Practicing organics and sustainability, all estate owned vineyards, They work in a very natural way. All pruning and harvest is done by hand. El Codo and El Llano are trellised and cordon system. Iscorta is bush pruned.
Vinification:The grapes are destemmed and crushed and fermented naturally with wild yeast in stainless steel tanks.
Aging:The wine ages in used American oak for 4 years with 8 manual rackings (every 6 months). The wine further ages a minimum of 3 year in bottle before being released to the market. The wine is bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Production:1,250 cases in only excellent vintages for them.
Tasting:Only made in certain vintages - this is the wine with the most elegance and beauty in the line showcasing the complexity only great classic Rioja can.