Bodegas Sierra Cantabria

Sierra Cantabria Rosado

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2018 Vintage

90pts

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2018 Vintage

92pts

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2017 Vintage

90pts

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Denominacion de Origen

D.O.Ca. Rioja

Location

San Vicente de la Sonsierra

Varietal

55% Viura, 35% Garnacha, 10% Tempranillo

Vineyards

Proprietary vineyards in San Vicente de la Sonsierra.

Year(s) Planted

1980

Viticulture

Environmentally integrated agriculture. Employing viticulture that respects the biorhythms of the plant and vineyard. Organic fertilization.

Soils

Calcareous clay.

Climate

Continental with heavy Atlantic influences that are moderated by the Sierra Cantabria.

Winemaking

All grapes macerated together for around 12 hours before a temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel.

Ageing

N/A

Comments

Classic clarete style Rioja rosé wine. Originally, this was produced by saignée but they changed the method in order to more authentically represent Rioja tradition. Salmon colored, notes of red berries, pomegranate, and strawberry. Refreshing and lively acidity.