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Product code: 7481

Bodegas Manzanos, Finca Manzanos Rioja Joven DOCa, Spain, 2020

Bodegas Manzanos, Finca Manzanos Rioja Joven DOCa, Spain, 2020

Producer Profile

On the border between Rioja and Navarra, Victor Manzanos carries on the work of the four generations before him.

Adding in significant amounts of ambition and energy, Victor Manzanos is at the forefront of the new Rioja - championing a modern interpretation of its varieties through his wines. As a grower, Victor is keen to prove that Rioja Baja has its own distinct character and should not be judged as inferior to Rioja Alta or Alavesa - just different. With brands also in Navarra, Victor and winemaker Borja are creating wine that is prized and cherished, from old vines growing on poor chalk and limestone soils which give wild berry and cassis flavours to the reds.

Viticulture

300ha of vineyards are planted on clay-limestone soil at an average height of 400m above sea level. Meticulous attention to detail in the vineyards, coupled with the extreme climate, offer the perfect conditions for the production of great wines. Grapes are all hand-picked in early October.

Winemaking

Fermentation in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature with 3 weeks of maceration.

Oak Treatment

No oak treatment

Tasting Note

Bright garnet colour and aromas of woodland fruit with hints of violet. Soft supple blackberry fruit and silky texture. Well balanced with hints of violets and spice.

Food Matching

Fantastic accompaniment to roast poultry, meat casseroles and grilled fish.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Tempranillo 33%
Garnacha 33%
Viura 34%
ABV:
13.5%

Closure:
Screw cap

Colour:
Red

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
12 x 75cl