A supple and versatile Rioja with lots of interesting tempranillo fruit tones, nicely complemented by an elegant layer of maturity notes imparted by brief ageing in oak barrels.
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Oak ageing ('crianza')
Wine name: Gómez de Segura Vendimia Seleccionada
Type of wine: Red
Vintage year: 2015
Grape varieties: Tempranillo
Winery: Bodegas Gómez de Segura
Production area: Laguardia, Álava
Appellation: DOC/DOCa Rioja
Alcohol content (Vol.): 14%
Wood ageing: 6 months
Barrel wood: French new oak
Winemaking: Own 40-year old vineyards sityated on south-facing hillside. Calcareous clay soil. Mediterranean climate with Atlantic influence. Annual average rainfall of 400l. Fermentation takes place in inox tanks over 10 days plus an extra week of daily pump-overs. Aged in French oak for 6 months and then rounded up in bottle.
Colour: Cherry red
Rim: Purple red
Body: Medium bodied
NOSE AND PALATE AROMAS
Strawberry, blackberry, cherry, walnut, coconut, coffee, vanilla, black pepper, eucalyptus
Berrylike, layered, jammy, savoury
|Spain geographical indications||DO Rioja|