This is an aromatic wine, the nose revealing floral aromas along with peach, apricot and background notes of strawberry and citrus. A delicious, balanced palate with a long, fruit-driven finish. An elegant wine which can be enjoyed at any time, with food or without.
CVNE (Compagna Vinicola del Norte de Espana) is one of the most renowned and historic bodegas in all of Spain. Founded in 1879 by the Real de Asua brothers, Eusebio and Raimundo, the company has been an integral part of the Rioja region's ascendance in the world of fine wine. With their combination of traditional roots and innovative vision, CVNE has been one of Rioja's most reliable sources for high quality wine. The company is still run by descendants of the Real de Asua brothers, now.. read more
Grapes were harvested at peak ripeness. The three varieties, garnacha, tempranillo and viura were placed in the vat and allowed several hours of cold maceration. Following this, the vat was gravity drained, without mechanical pressing, to produce a juice which was then fermented at a controlled temperature of 16¼C for 20-25 days. In this way, the all important primary aromas are maintained. The resulting wine was kept for a time at the winery before being released to the market.