Ondarre Graciano Rioja 2017
Bodegas Ondare, whose winery is in Viana 10KM from Logrono, the Riojas capital, has all the advantages of a bodega which was conceived and designed with a new philosophy, and equipped with the very latest vinification equipment, housed in spacious, tastefully designed buildings.The whole process of production and ageing, from the arrival of the grapes at the winery through to the extraction of the must, its fermentation at low temperatures and the selection of locally-produced yeasts, is carried out with the most advanced equipment.
Ripe Graciano grapes, sourced from the left bank of the river Ebro. Fermentated in temperature controlled vats at 28 C. Aged for 50% of the time in new French oak and 50% in medium grain Missouri oak for a total of 12 months.
Balsamic aromas of mint and aniseed accompanied by ripe fruit and hints of flower blossom and white pepper. Medium to full bodied, rich but elegant, blackfruits, coffee and sweet spice with a soft finish.
Everyday Serving Suggestion
At room temperature to accompany roast meats, game and mature cheese.
Country / Region / Appellation
ES / Rioja / Rioja DOC
Javier Martinez de Salinas