Red Wine Proelio Viñedos Viejos de Garnacha 2018

Crianza red wine from La Rioja. Varietal old-vines Grenache aged for 12 months in French oak vats and oblong barrels.

Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Rioja
Grapes Varieties: Grenache Red,
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

The red wine Proelio Viñedos Viejos de Garnacha is sourced from 80-year-old Grenache vines planted in 18 little plots scattered across the Alto Najerilla subzone of DOCa Rioja, in the village of Cárdenas, at an average height of 600 metres.

Hand-harvested and meticulously selected, 60% of the grapes were destemmed and 40% were vinified whole bunch. This varietal Spanish red wine from Bodegas Palacios Vinos de Finca-Proelio was spontaneously fermented in wooden vats with native yeasts.

After that, this red wine from La Rioja was aged for 12 months in 4,000-litre French oak vats and 3,000-litre oblong diposits before being bottled.

Finally, Proelio Viñedos Viejos de Garnacha 2018 was aged for some time in the bottle before hitting the market.

Pair this Crianza red wine with meat recipes, goat cheeses and white fish recipes.

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The red wine Proelio Viñedos Viejos de Garnacha is deep ruby with a reddish rim.


This varietal Grenache is scented and compelling, with redcurrants, wild berries and a spicy and herbal undercurrent, underscored by a subtle mineral remembrance.


Medium-bodied and smooth, this wine of  Bodegas Palacios Vinos de Finca-Proelio has a tangy acidity, polished tannins and some nicely integrated oak. Both mineral and fruit-driven, with some depth and a long balsamic finish.

Our personal opinion A fresh and exhilarating wine, Proelio Viñedos Viejos de Garnacha 2018 shows that Rioja and Grenache go awfully well together.

Year 2018
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Enterwine's Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides T. Atkin 91.
Mono-Varietal Grenache Red
Pairings Birds, Cold meats, Goat cheese, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled white meats, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Roasted turkey, Roasted white meats, Stews, Stuffed Chicken, Vegetables, Vegetables
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Barbecue, Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
1 Review
garnacha from Rioja
What a delicious Garnacha from Rioja! Layers of fruit, with restrained oak and good balance.
Review by (Posted on 17 November 2022)
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