Quasar Gran Reserva Rioja 2010
£88.78 Price Per Case ( 6 Bottles )
Country - Spain
Region - Rioja
Grape Varieties - Tempranillo 75%, Garnacha 10%, Mazuelo 10%, Graciano 5%
Alcohol by volume - 14%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - Quasar
Tasting notes - Deep ruby red with brick hues, this mature wine shows aromatic complexity of red berries, liquorice and hints of smokiness with earthy and savoury notes. The flavour is smooth, long and with good backbone.
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A traditionally styled mature Rioja showing savoury and gamey flavours interlaced with chocolate, long and well flavoured on the finish.
Quasar is produced for us exclusively from Bodegas Ondarre and demonstrate the quality of their Reservas and Gran Reservas which have won them worldwide acclaim.
The 2016 season started off with a dry and warmer winter than in average years, followed by a cold spring. Heavy rain during the early summer replenished the water reserves in the soil, ready for the warm summer that followed. The grapes were harvested with good phenological ripeness and flavour development along with balanced acidity and sugar levels.
The vineyards are made up of predminantly clay based soils with high iron and chalk content.
Each grape variety of this complex blend was fermented separately in temperature controlled vats. The fermentation lasted for 16 to 18 days at temperatures of between 28 to 30°C. The wine was matured for 16 months in American and French oak casks of the Bordeaux type.
Deep ruby red with brick hues, this mature wine shows aromatic complexity of red berries, liquorice and hints of smokiness with earthy and savoury notes. The flavour is smooth, long and with good backbone.
At room temperature to accompany roast meats, game, mushroom risotto and mature cheese.
Tempranillo 75%, Garnacha 10%, Mazuelo 10%, Graciano 5%
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- 6 Bottles
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