Bodegas Beronia Rioja Reserva 2007
Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain
Cherry red in color with a garnet rim. Complex aromas with great intensity. The blackberry, licorice and black fruits really stand out and are mixed with chocolate and clove over a mineral base. A powerful wine, lively with a pleasant structure. On the mouth the licorice, chocolate and sweet spices stand out. A balanced and fresh wine.
Blend: 90% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano, 5% Mazuelo
Bright ruby-red. Spice- and smoke-tinged cherry and redcurrant aromas take a darker turn toward cassis and licorice with air. Sweet, oak-spiced cherry and mocha flavors show good energy, with a chewing tobacco quality emerging on the back half. Closes long and smooth, with lingering smokiness, soft tannins and a hint of mocha.
Bodegas Beronia is found in the Rioja Alta area of the region which is situated to the west. In this area the
soil is mainly calcareous clay soil and the vineyards are on average at an altitude of 600 metres. This area’s
climatic infl uences are from the Atlantic however due to the Cantabria and Demanda mountain ranges it is
sheltered from the worst Atlantic infl uences. It also boasts the Ebro river which creates a series of... View More