Red Wine Beronia Gran Reserva 2012

Gran Reserva red wine from La Rioja. Blend of Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo aged for 28 months in oak barrels and for 36 months in the bottle.
Gran Reserva. 28 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Rioja
Grapes Varieties: Graciano, Tempranillo,
Wineries: Beronia
ñ 92 94 93

Availability: In stock

€19.75
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The flagship wine of the Beronia winery, Beronia Gran Reserva is made the best from the best estate-grown grapes sourced from vineyards located in Rioja Alta.

Virtually a varietal Tempranillo, this Spanish red wine from La Rioja is nuanced by a 4% Graciano and a 3% Mazuelo.

The grapes were picked by hand throughout October. Once in the cellar, they completed both alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

After that, this red wine from La Rioja was transferred into French oak barrels, where it was aged for 28 months. During that period, this wine from La Rioja Alta was racked every 6 months.

Finally, Beronia Gran Reserva 2012 was aged for 36 months in the bottle before its commercial release.

We suggest that you aerate this Gran Reserva from Beronia 1 hour before drinking.

Pair with hearty meat recipes and cured cheeses.

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Appearance

Clean and bright, Beronia Gran Reserva is medium ruby with a garnet rim.

Nose

As one might expect from a Rioja Gran Reserva the tertiary notes - leather, old wood, tobacco - define the nose. As this blend of Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo opens, the black fruit thrives, nuanced by spices and dry fruit, with a balsamic note in the background.

Palate

Intense, savoury and smoothened by the years, this wine from Bodega Beronia shows an effortless confidence and a rich array of flavours. Chocolate, liquorice and spices, with a hint of aromatic herbs and a remembrance of flowers. Nice acidity, genteel tannins and long finish with remebrances of cocoa, tobacco and fine leather.

Our personal opinion

Fresher than ever, Beronia Gran Reserva 2012 is excellent with red meat, Ibérico ham, cured cheeses or stews.

OTHER VINTAGES

Beronia Gran Reserva 2011:

Enterwine 93. T. Atkin 93. J. Suckling 92.

Beronia Gran Reserva 2010:

Enterwine 92. Peñín 92. Tim Atkin 93.

Year 2012
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Ageing Gran Reserva
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 28
Peñin Score 92
Enterwine's Score 94
Media rating 93
Other guides T. Atkin: 94 puntos. Decanter 2021: Medalla de Plata 91 puntos.
Percentage of variety Tempranillo 97%, Graciano 4%, Mazuelo 3%.
Pairings Birds, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Roasted turkey, Roasted white meats, Rosted piglet, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, White meat with gravy
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
Reviews
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wine heaven
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Understated and sure of itself, great fruit expertly aged.
Review by (Posted on 2 July 2020)
beronia
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Succulent Rioja, marvelously indifferent to Mondovino's schizophrenic trends.
Review by (Posted on 9 September 2019)
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