Marques de Vargas Rioja Reserva 2010
The handpicked grapes used for the Marqués de Vargas Reserva come from the “Hacienda Pradolagar” vineyard in Rioja, Spain. Marqués de Vargas subscribes to the environmentally friendly concept and practice of sustainable winegrowing. Herbicides and pesticides are not used in our vineyards, occasionally only organic fertilizers are employed. The wine is made traditionally according to the old-world methods side by side with the state-of-the art technology. The wine is bottled without any fining or filtering resulting in an unprocessed and fully natural wine.
20 months in American, French and Russian oak barrels, 30% new American oak barrels, 40% American, French & Russian 1 year oak barrels, 20% new French and 10% new Russian oak barrels.
Its color is ruby red, is a silky, fresh wine with fine notes of Macedonia with a spicy and smooth touch of truffle, coffee and chocolate touch. The Reserva 2010 has good structure, round, sweet, sweet tooth, elegant tannins that have been polished during aging in oak: American, French and Russian. Good balance between alcohol content and acidity, which together with soft tannins makes it a silky and very nice wine.