Wine Ribera del Duero DO, "Alion", 2007
Wine of deep cherry color.
Rich, full-bodied taste of the wine has a well-balanced acidity and velvety tannins providing a great structure and a surprisingly long finish.
The elegant, complex flavor of the wine felt the tone of cocoa beans, ripe cherries and black berries, complemented by hints of mineral molasses and spices.
The wine is recommended to serve with meat fillet, grilled beef, lamb, stews, also goes well with cold cream soups, rice dishes and cod. Wine perfectly complements the game, especially the stew, such as partridge meat.
In 1998, Alvarez family, owners of the most renowned wineries in Spain - Vega Sicilia, began to acquire new vineyards to create a "Ribera" new generation, which could become a full-fledged competitor Unico in the wine market. At the moment, it owns 25 hectares of vineyards in the town Paradilla de Duero (Penafiel), of which more than half planted Tempranillo. It is on this grape varieties based project "Alion", the concept of which is the production of a wine category "Reserva" of Tinto Fino (Tempranillo), aged about 15 months in new French barriques. Particular attention is paid to the cork. After the whole issue "Valbuena" 1994 was rejected because of "cortical" Diseases Vega Sicilia do so, first check each plug from the party, and, if one does not pass the test, the entire lot is rejected.
"Alioni" perfectly reflects the terroir of the region Duero, is attractive, strong and rich wine with bright expressive flavor and complex flavor. Aged in new French oak barrels, this is undoubtedly an outstanding wine with a smooth, seamless structure will blossom and unfold with new colors until 2027.