Don Jacobo Gran Reserva

Don Jacobo

Gran Reserva 2008

  • 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo
  • 36 months in American oak barrel of 225 L. 36 months in bottle.
  • 100% Rioja Alta

Vineyards

Vineyards located on the hillside of Moncalvillo, most of thevineyards are over 50 years old, the main variety is Tempranillo, gobelet trained and manually harvested in the month of October. Tempranillo variety is considered native of Rioja, it is the most characteristic variety of this Denomination of Origin.The soils are ferrous clay type and the average altitude is 400 meters. The predominant climate is continental and Mediterranean

Tasting

Medium intensity and red-garnet colour. On the nose, it displays coffe, ripe fruit and herbs like clove and pepper. On the mouth, it has soft tanin, low acidity and reminiscences of caocao, raisins and a long lingering finish.

Temperature to be served between15ºC and 18 ºC.

Ideal with cheese, lamb and game.

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