Wine Vina Real, Gran Reserva, 1999
Wine red garnet color with cherry hue.
Powerful, well-structured wine has an elegant, harmonious, fruity taste with a noticeable rounded tannins and a long complex finish.
Against the background of ripe fruit aromas appear shades of cocoa, spices, precious wood and balsamic notes.
This wine is preferably supplied to various meat dishes, especially meat with blood or meat cooked on the grill.
Dry red wine Vina Real Gran Reserva is made on the basis of Tempranillo grapes grown in the vineyards of Rioja Alavesa, with the addition of small amounts of Graciano varieties. Climate, influenced by the Atlantic Ocean, clay and limestone soil, rich in iron and many other trace elements, creating particularly favorable conditions for ripening grape Tempranillo, which is the hallmark of Spain. The wine is made from high quality grapes harvested by hand from the best sites. Fermentation with periodic remontazhem made in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barrels of wood of French and American oak. Upon its completion, the wine is removed from the sediment and subjected to a 2-year aging in oak barrels. Bottling preceded by a lightening drink egg whites. Before they go on sale some time wine is aged in bottles, which allows him to acquire great elegance and softness.
Northern Spain Wine Company (CVNE), founded in 1879 by brothers Raimundo and Real de Azua Eusebio, considered the oldest winery in Spain. Eusebio poor health, the doctor recommended that the dry climate, the cause for which the brothers decided to settle in the province. By choosing to stay Aro city, located in the Rioja Alta, they quickly appreciated the high potential of the region's wine and decided to engage in this kind of business.
The first wine "Cune", represented by CVNE, bore the name of the winery. It came at a time when French vineyards were revived after the phylloxera epidemic, and lack of market famous French wines reimbursed Spanish winemakers.
Another milestone for the company was the wine "Monopole", proposed by the consumer in 1915. This wine, which immediately became a classic white Rioja, is by far the oldest brand of Spanish white wine.
Not received less recognition and wine "Imperial". Introduced in 1920, it was made of autochthonous Spanish grapes grown in their own vineyards, farms, and also become a classic Rioja.
Today CVNE - a family owned company, managed by the fifth generation of the dynasty. She is in the top five of the best wineries in Rioja, owns 600 hectares of vineyards and about 50% of the berries buys from other farms. Keeping true to the tradition, the leaders CVNE always welcomed innovative approach to work in the vineyards and wineries, while focusing particular attention on the quality of products. For the Spanish CVNE is one of the most famous brands of Rioja, which is associated with premium quality wines.
Economy "Vina Real" is one of the pillars of the company CVNE, best winery tending to innovation and experimentation. Winery building is an architectural masterpiece of the hands of Bordeaux architect Philippe Mazieres, created on a hill in a huge bathtub made of concrete, wood and stainless steel and combines modernity and nobility. From wineries in the mountains pierced two tunnels where special conditions are maintained wine industry.