Vina Palaciega Reserva Rioja 2015
Rich, round and ripe Rioja, not too heavy, nor too oaky, just appealing. Another plus point of the Riojanos? They age for us in their vast bodegas so this wine is ready for drinking now.
Literally translated as "wines of the palace," Viña Palaciega wines are handcrafted in the traditional Rioja style.Vina Palaciega source grapes sourced from small vineyard sites across all three of the Rioja regions; Alta, Baja and Alavesa, choosing the best grapes from each region.
Winemaker Rodrigo Espinosa partially crushes the Tempranillo grapes, leaving a high proportion of full berries which then undergo a maceration period for around 10 days with a daily over-pumping