Red Wine Arrocal Reserva de Familia 2019
Reserva red wine from Ribera del Duero. Varietal Tinto Fino (Tempranillo) aged for 24 months in barrels and for 12 months in the bottle.
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Situated in the Gumiel de Mercado, Burgos, the over 70-year-old vines are planted in clay-limestone soils and farmed following minimal intervention and environmentally friendly techniques. The area has a continental climate with an atlantic influence.
The grapes were hand-harvested and carefully selected. Then this Spanish red wine was fermented in stainless tanks for 15 days under controlled temperature.
After that, this red wine from Ribera del Duero was aged for 24 months in French oak barrels before being bottled.
Finally, Arrocal Reserva de Familia 2019 was aged for 12 months minimum in the bottle before hitting the market.
Pair this Reserva red wine with game dishes and hearty meat recipes.
Decant at least 1 hour before drinking.
The red wine Arrocal Reserva de Familia is deep ruby with some garnet reflections.
This varietal Tinto Fino has finesse and depth. Sweet black cherries and ripe blackcurrants, with some spicy and earthy undertones and a hint of tobacco, cocoa, ground coffee and vanilla, underscored by a note of forest floor.
This reserva from bodega Arrocal is structured and textured , with chalky tannins, exquisite ripe black fruit and nice overall balance. Oak remains in the background, supporting the wine instead of suffocating it. Very pleasant mouthfeel, with hints of dry earth, withered leaves, tar and smoke, ending with a spicy note.
|Our personal opinion||
Savoury and deep, Arrocal Reserva de Familia 2019 has serious potential for improvement.
|D.O.||Ribera del Duero|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||30 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||24|
|Pairings||Birds, Bull meat, Chocolate, Cooked foods, Game animals, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Specialty plates, Stew, Stews|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|