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Producer: HAZAÑAGrape Varieties: 100% TempranilloOptimum Drinking: Within 4 yearsWine Style: Warm rounded fruity redAlcohol by Volume: 13%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Spain
The Hazañas of old were the illustrious deeds and exploits of Spain´s literary heroes, such as Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, whose many hazañas against the Moorish infidels inspired the poem: Cantar del mio Cid. The philosophy of the Hazaña brand is to embrace modern tendencies insofar as the importance of fruit and concentration is concerned, without losing the hallmark personality of Rioja. As such, all the wines display fantastic deep colour, superb berry fruit, and controlled toast and vanilla character.LOCATIONAlbelda de Inesua - 542 m above sea level, 13 kms from the capital of Rioja, Logroño. Rioja Alta.CLIMATEIn Rioja, there are two opposed climates - Atlantic and Mediterranean- which provide mild temperatures and an annual rainfall of slightly above 400 l/m2 - ideal conditions for growing grapes.SOIL TYPEIn Rioja Alta the soils are chalky-clay, ferrous-clay or alluvial.VINESTempranillo 100%.ELABORATIONMade from 100% Tempranillo grapes the wine was aged for 12 months in new French and American casks and a further 12 months cellaring in the bottle.TASTING NOTEWith hints of spice and vanilla on the nose with underlying ripe red fruits and nuances of eucalyptus. On the palate it is soft and smooth with pure fruit flavours and good structure. The finish is long and expressive. Drink over the next 4 years.ANALYTICAL·ALCOHOL : 13.76%·RESIDUAL SUGAR : 2.3g/l·TOTAL ACIDITY : 5.10g/l
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