CERRO LA ISA TINTO
GRAPE: Garnacha Tinta
APPELLATION: Rioja DO
After MANUAL destemming, the grapes are vatted in 500 litre French Tronçais oak barrels in which alcoholic fermentation and aging take place After that, the wine remains in the barrels with the fermentation lees for 18 months
Its purple color stands out , of high intensity . Its fruity nose is reminiscent of liquorice and iodine . It has a very voluminous and complex structured palate , with silky and elegant tannins . It has a high balanced acidity and long persistence in the mouth.
FOOD PAIRING: Any kind of cured meats, as well as with soups, stews, poultry, rice or cheeses
- 94 Points by Robert Parker ( Wine Advocate), Vntg 2018.
- 93 Points by Tim Atkins, Vntg 2018, 2019.
PRODUCER: Located in Rioja Alta, one of the best-known wine-producing regions of Spain. This winery, operated in the town of Baños de Río Tobía (Rioja Alta) by Juan Carlos Sancha, a professor of enology at the University of La Rioja, is situated on five hectares of land along the border of D.O.Ca. Rioja, and in the coldest zone of this wine denomination.