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  • Tempranillo
    Considered native of Rioja, is the most characteristic variety of this Designation, the foundation of the identity of its red wines and one of the great noble varieties of the world. Occupies more than 75% of the acreage and oenological versatile, capable of producing wines with long aging, very balanced in alcohol content, color and acidity, and a frank, soft and fruity palate that evolves velvety when aged.
  • Garnacha Tinta
    Variety of Spanish origin largest area in the world, complements the Tempranillo in Rioja for its aroma and body. Rich in extract and with good alcohol, the wine obtained depends on environmental conditions (heat summation) and crop (production), because while in warmer areas gives the type of wine for which he is best known, in cool areas gives a product very interesting and balanced, ideal for the production of rose wine.
  • Bobal
    Grape with low alcohol content (about 11 degrees) and high acidity (tartaric 5.5 to 6.5).
    Very present in the corporate name of Utiel-Requena and Valencia, Cuenca and Albacete.
  • Pinot Noir
    Pinot Noir is a variety of red grapes (Vitis vinifera), considered one of the most international and elegant. The name may also refer to wine created from the strain of Pinot Noir. The name of the grape comes from the French words for "pine" and "black" respectively, as the cluster grows from this strain has the shape of a pine cone and black tone that gives characteristic purplish color. Pinot Noir grapes grow worldwide, especially in cold regions, but it is common to associate with the Burgundy region in France for being the birthplace of the best wines that use this type of grapes.

    It is characterized by low taninosa structure, medium body and subtle refined awakening sensations in the mouth. Pinot Noir produces an extremely soft, fresh and fruity wine with a good bouquet, with an acidity that makes it quite lively and persistent on the palate, without being aggressive.
    On the nose, red Pinot Noir can achieve excellence aroma (cherry, cassis, strawberry, raspberry, violet, leather, licorice evolve a delicate aroma with aging) and support good parenting. The aromas of this wine are red and black fruits like cherry, blackberry, raspberry, plum, among the highlights. The primary aromas are determined by black currants, truffles. It also highlights floral notes such as roses withered.

    In view, it is a wine that has a special light, reminiscent of a more opaque than shiny red tile, unlike the French Pinot Noir wines that are characterized by a much more luminous glow. Its color varies according to age: a red, ruby ​​or violet when young, with an ocher orange after 8-10 years of aging, maintaining a middle layer.
    The palate is usually light wine, yet structured, if vinified the old Burgundian style, you may need years of aging to soften the tannins provided by the stalks.

  • Mazuelo
    There is evidence of growing this variety in Rioja for centuries, but now occupies only 3% of the area of the Denomination. It is more productive than others, particularly sensitive to powdery mildew and requires greater heat summation for maturing red varieties. Although short in aromas, it produces wines with abundant tannins, high acidity and stable color, all of which makes it a good complement to the Tempranillo for wines of long aging.
  • Cariñena
    Carignan is a wine with designation of origin, produced in the province of Zaragoza. Its production area was established in 1933 and has at its center the town of Cariñera. It is the oldest of Aragon and one of the oldest in Spain. It is 50 kilometers from Zaragoza, south of the Ebro River in the so-called Campo de Cariñera, a name that also receives the region where it is located, bordered on the south by the Sierra Virgin and west with wine region Calatayud.
    This is an area with long wine tradition that flourished under the protection of the monasteries during the Middle Ages, but where already some kind of (probably mead) alcoholic beverage in the third century was made.
    The land starts from 400 meters above sea level and rises to the south reaching altitudes of 800 meters.
    The climate is continental with large temperature variations not only between the summer (which can reach up to 40 ° C) and winter (minimum temperatures of -5 ° C to -8 ° C) but also between day and night. Another climatic factor characteristic of the area is the north wind, wind blowing cold and dry north.

  • Sirah
    Syrah is a red variety of vine (Vitis vinifera).  Is important information to know that Syrah's name comes from the cold zones of France and Shiraz's name comes from the warm regions of Australia.
    This variety is easy to grow and long growing season for all kinds of weather and temperature the vine. It requires a lot of sun and high temperatures. It is resistant to most common diseases of the vine. However, in 1993 they began to see the first signs in France of a disease then called "Decay Syrah", which quickly spread to other parts of the world like the United States and Argentina, which is causing major losses decreased yields, low quality of the wine, and death of plants. So far not been able to determine the cause of the disease.
    It is a very plastic, malleable and can produce grape wines, and even with high yields wines of acceptable quality are achieved. Quality wines usually have live deep violet and with powerful, ripe blackberry aromas, snuff among others.

    It has a cluster of medium size, cylindrical and compact. The berries are small, ovoid and bluish color. The skin is fairly thick.
    Chateauneuf du Pape is blended with Grenache, and other grape varieties elsewhere in the Rhone mixed with a small percentage of Viognier.
    In Argentina has been mixed, with different qualities of grapes and results, Syrah grapes Viognier (white grapes) creating a very interesting combination of flavors and aromas-the Viognier is a very perfumed white wine that lends itself to pairings with a wide range of dishes and meals.

    Syrah wine is nice and tasty, deep aroma of wild fruits and violets. The color is intense, deep. In the mouth they are usually robust, structured wines. It is ideal to share it in meetings combined with mature cheeses and cured meats, it is also excellent accompaniment to pasta with red sauces and meats generally flavored as pan, roast or stewed. The lamb is also a good reason to open a Syrah wine, as well as pork. The Syrah of America accompany roast well; the, darker and more intense, European syrah are ideal for game animals such as deer, wild boar and birds.
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Trepat
  • Mencia
  • Brancelao
  • Caiño
  • Sousón
  • Juan García (Mouraton)
  • Viura
    Main white grape variety grown in Rioja, is more productive than the red varieties and provides fruity wines with a floral aroma and remarkable acidity, ideal for processing both whites and raising young. This aging in wood is a traditional way of making white wine from Rioja, which in recent years has been enriched by fermentation in cask of wine on the lees. Better known in Spain as Macabeo.
  • Garnacha Blanca
    The Grenache (or grenache, grenache blanc, white alicante, lanc sillina, Belan, rool grenache, white grenache Grenache or feheris a white grape variety of Spanish origin, being the least cultivated with respect to the red variety in Spain and in the world (25,000 hectares in Spain and the world only 40,000).
  • Verdejo
    The Rueda character is defined by three elements: the Verdejo grape native of the area, the continental climate and gravelly soils
    The Verdejo grape lives for centuries in the Origin Denomination Rueda. Its origin, even not having it written testimony, is believed to coincide with the reign of Alfonso VI (XI century). At that time the Duero basin with Cantabrians, Basques and Mozarabs was repopulated, the latter being the most likely brought to Spain Verdejo.

  • Treixadura
    Distinguished, harmonious, complete, Treixadura is the white variety Queen Vineyard Ribeiro, the area is perfect for expressing her full potential. In progressive implementation it is shifting to other less suitable varieties for this area; It is irreplaceable in the Ribeiro and has been largely responsible for our wines reach their legendary fame.
  • Godello
    It is the third native white variety most represented in the area; It is a comprehensive range with an important contribution to the palate of the wines of Ribeiro. Often it used as complementary or as the basis of the mixture. 
  • Loureira
    White grape variety that can be found in Galicia (Rias Baixas and Ribera Sacra), and also in the north of Portugal, it is also known by other names like Loureira, Marquis, White Round or Dourada. It appreciated for its powerful and complex aromas, it is used in the production of green wines.
  • Xarel·lo
    The xarel·lo is the banner of the Origin Denomination Penedès. Bright, unique, rooted, rewarding ... the essence of the territory. A variety, a wine that is made and left to love it.
  • Parellada
    Parellada grape is a type of grape (Vitis vinifera) White Catalan. It is also known by the names of: Martorella, Country House, Montonega, montonero and montonet.
  • Chardonnay
  • Subirat Parent
  • Macabeo
  • Pedro Ximénez
  • Viogner
  • Rousanne
  • Muscat
  • Chenin Blanc
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Malvasía de Sitges
  • Doña Blanca
  • Albariño
  • Graciano
  • Parraleta
  • moristel