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Arzuaga Ribera del Duero Reserva
Bodegas Arzuaga
Spain - Castilla y Leon - Ribera del Duero

Clean and bright ruby red with purple reflections. Great aromatic intensity, complex and elegant, where the compote of red fruits dominates. The palate is structured with silky, sweet tannins and a lingering finish. 

Specifications
Appellation
Ribera del Duero
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
95% Tempranillo, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Merlot
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
Clay & Limestone
Vinification
The harvest was done manually at the optimum point of maturity, and carried out separately for each of the more than 20 different plots used to make this wine. After the selection tables, a pre-fermentation maceration at low temperature and subsequent alcoholic fermentation at 28º is carried out, giving way to malolactic fermentation and aging in new French oak barrels for 26 months.
Production
43,300 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Ideal with red meats (big game), roasted white meat, and blue cheese.

Reviews and News

2016 Arzuaga Ribera del Duero Reserva - 92 PTS - JS

2016 Arzuaga Ribera del Duero Reserva - 92 PTS - JS

james suckling hq logo plain"Plenty of cherry, smoky oak and bark on the nose, following through to a full body with round, chewy tannins that are laden with some vanilla-bean highlights. Creamy and nicely textured. Drink or hold."

- James Suckling (October 2020), 92 pts

Producer Information: Bodegas Arzuaga

Florentino Arzuaga founded Bodegas Arzuaga-Navarro in the early 1990’s, after purchasing La Planta estate.

La Planta estate is in the heart of Arzuaga’s extensive vineyards in Quintanilla de Onésimo. The estate, ...
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