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Remírez de Ganuza Reserva 2011

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€48.90

Remírez de Ganuza Reserva 2011

Characteristics

  • Reserva. 26 Months in French and American oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 15

Score

P 92
Parker Score 92
ñ 95
Peñín Score 95
92
Enterwine Score 92
93
Media rating 93

Availability: In stock

€48.90
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Details

The exquisite Remírez de Ganuza Reserva is produced by one of modern Rioja's most prestigious producers.

Made from a blend of Tempranillo (85%), Graciano (10%) and 5% Viura and Malvasía, the grapes used to craft this Spanish red wine come from vines 60 years of age on average.

The vineyards are planted in plots composed of clay-limestone soils, scattered over several towns around the area of Sierra Cantabria.

As always with Remírez de Ganuza, this Rioja Reserva was vinified with an almost fanatical attention to detail. After a meticulous selection, the destemmed grapes - selected only from the "shoulders" of the grape bunches - were fermented in 7,000 litre French oak vats.

The malolactic fermentation of Remírez de Ganuza Reserva took place in new French oak barrels. Once completed, this red wine from La Rioja was aged for 26 months in 90% French and 10% American oak barrels. Finally, it was aged for 24 months in the bottle before its release.

Decant Remírez de Ganuza Reserva 2011 a minimum of 1 hour before drinking.

This will age beautifully.

 

Additional Information

Appearance

The wine Remírez de Ganuza Reserva has a clean, bright, dark cherry-coloured robe with a reddish rim.

Nose

Intense, deep and really complex, this reserve red wine from Remírez de Ganuza suggests some notes of toast, juicy aromas of black fruit - bilberries and mulberries -, Eastern spices, Havanna cigars, dim smokey and balsamic nuances, underbrush, flowers and some earthy and mineral notions.

Palate

Full of life and lavish, this reserve red wine from La Rioja is full of juicy red fruit, with the purest cocoa notes, some wild berries, a bouquet of flowers, spices and some mineral undertones. Silky textured, with a superb acidity and some smooth tannins. Very long, delicately toasted finish.

Our personal opinion

As always, Remírez de Ganuza Reserva 2011 is elegant, age-worthy and deep. A truly great, modern-style Rioja.

OTHER VINTAGES

Remírez de Ganuza Reserva 2010:

Enterwine 94. Parker 95. Peñín 94.

Remírez de Ganuza Reserva 2009:

Enterwine 93. Parker 93. Peñín 93.

Remírez de Ganuza Reserva 2008:

Parker 93. Peñín 94. Enterwine 93.

Remírez de Ganuza Reserva 2007:

Parker 90. Peñín 94.

Year 2011
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Reserva
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 26
Parker Score 92
Peñin Score 95
Our Score 92
Media rating 93
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Tempranillo 85%, Graciano 10%, Viura y Malvasía 5%.
Pairings Birds, Bull meat, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Red meat with gravy, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Specialty Spanish prosciutto
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
  1. Goo review by Bravo Mr. Remirez!! on 7/25/2018
    Value

    I don't know why I have spent so much money and time hunting for Bordeaux and Burgundies when you can drink something this good for a fraction of the price.

  2. from Rioja review by Landlord on 1/19/2018
    Value

    Hats off to the people who made this wine for making my life wonderful for 3 hours.

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