Marques de Grinon Reserva Rioja 75cl

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Product information

This tempranillo aged in American oak barrel is a traditional cherry red in colour with toasty aromas, smooth and around with wild forest fruits on the palate, soft tannins with notes of oak and a long finish
Wine of Spain
Country of Origin
Spain

Suitable for vegetariansSuitable for vegetarians

Allergen Information
Contains Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites
Allergy Information
Contains Sulphites E-220
ABV (%)
14
Units
10.5
Grape Variety
100% Tempranillo
Tasting Notes
Round wine, very balanced, intense ruby red. Very tasty, with a predominance of intense notes of ripe red fruits and vanilla that guarantee their aging
History
Marqués de Griñón began in Rioja 20 years ago developing a Tempranillo monovarietal with 6 months of aging in new American oak barrels, something revolutionary at that time. To celebrate its twentieth anniversary in Rioja, its last creation is ¿Special Selection¿, a limited edition produced with Tempranillo grapes from selected vineyards of Rioja Alta, specifically from towns of Nájera, Arenzana, Manjarrés and Uruñuela, aged 18 months in American oak.
Regional Information
La Rioja Alta is located in the northwest of the autonomous community of La Rioja. La Rioja Baja is in the east, and includes 42 Riojan municipalities and the 8 Navarre municipalities attached to the denomination. And the Rioja Alavesa is a historic region of Álava, located on the southern border of the Basque Country and separated from the Rioja Alta by the Ebro river.
Current Vintage
2015 / 2016 


Vintage may vary from listed
Vinification Details
The Marques de Griñon winemaking philosophy is based on preserving the organoleptic values of each variety, applying the principle of minimum manipulation and performing the essential operations. The harvest is done manually in boxes of 15-17 Kg, which are unloaded at a selection table. After this, the grapes are destemmed and taken to the fermentation tanks, where a 1-2 day pre-fermentation is carried out at a low temperature, after this step the alcoholic fermentation takes place, where the sugar is transformed into alcohol at a controlled temperature. The wine remains in contact with the skins for a few weeks and after this the stripping and pressing of the skins takes place, which is done in a light way. Then the wine makes a second fermentation, malolactic fermentation, where malic acid is transformed into lactic acid, a softer acid than the first. After this the wine enters new or almost 100% French oak barrels and 225 liters capacity. The barrels have a maximum age of 4 years. T
Producer
Marqués de Griñon Family Estates, S.A.
Agent
Nick Mantella
Winemaker
Victor Pascual
Taste Category
Red Wine
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The UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly drink more than 14 units per week

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25 February 2024 by 
Bought on offer

Wouldn't pay £15 for it, but it's good for £10. Have just ordered some more.

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14 January 2024 by 
Dont buy this stuff

Not worth drinking, even if it was for free!

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26 December 2023 by 
Dreadful bottle

Wasn't obviously corked but nevertheless was undrinkable and down the sink it went as did the money! In no way reflective of other reviews.

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17 February 2022 by 
Lovely Rioja

SMooth, lots of depth, a lovely bottle of Rioja

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06 February 2022 by 
Worked well with beef

I served it with grilled beef + roasted veg and it worked quite well. It was perhaps a little too delicate for this meal, but the fruity flavors really added something to it.

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09 December 2021 by 
undrinkable

Another disappointment and wasted £10.00! At least I hadnt paid full price. Avoid.

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