Arnegui Reserva is made exclusively from the best vines from selected vineyards in La Rioja Alta from old vines with small production. The result is a wine that truly shouts Rioja combining tannic structure and character with elegance and poise.
Spain’s most internationally famous wine region is renowned for creating top quality wines with exceptional ageing ability. It lies in northern Spain, by the side of the River Ebro from which the region’s name derived. Elegance and poise is the hallmark of the wines shaped in this ancient region. The variety of its soils, together with the combination of modern and traditional growing practices allow winemakers to produce a wide range of wines that exhibit different personalities, always within the framework that their long-established Qualified Denominación de Origen demands from them.
Bright red in colour with a subtle ruby rim. The bouquet is a complex aroma of dried fruit and ripe blackberries, leather notes and nuances of vanilla. On the palate, the wine is very soft and round, ripe with a silky texture and subtle herbal undertones. The wine has a long-lasting, warming finish.
A wonderful accompaniment to grilled red and game meats, risotto with wild boar, ragù with fresh pasta, venison, Castilian roasts and also a pleasure with goose.
Between 16-18 º C
After harvesting by hand, the grapes are put into small stainless steel tanks. The must is then kept on skins for 2-3 days to extract the colour and tannins. It then begins alcoholic fermentation for 8 to 12 days at a temperature of 26-28ºC. before beginning the malolactic fermentation at 20°C. The wine is then aged for 18 months in American oak barrels and a further 18 months in bottle.
About this wine
“Hedgerow black fruits with hints of mint and black pepper finishing with a black cherry note”. Arnegui Reserva 2013 / International Wine Challenge
“Vibrant ruby. Focused nose with mature aromas of blackberry, liquorice and undergrowth. Soft palate with silky density combining polished tannins and consistent fruit presence. A wine where aromatic expression and suppleness make it truly delicious”. Arnegui Reserva 2014 / Gilbert&Gaillard International Challenge
2019 Mundus Vini: Arnegui Reserva 2014
2019 Berliner Wein Trophy: Arnegui Reserva 2014
2018 Mundus Vini: Arnegui Reserva 2014
2017 Berliner Wein Trophy: Arnegui Reserva 2013
2018 Gilbert&Gaillard International Challenge: Arnegui Reserva 2014
2019 Mundus Vini: Arnegui Reserva 2015
2018 AWC: Arnegui Reserva 2013
2018 Berliner Wein Trophy: Arnegui Reserva 2014
2018 Asia WineTrophy: Arnegui Reserva 2014
2017 International Wine Challenge: Arnegui Reserva 2013
2017 Bacchus: Arnegui Reserva 2013
2017 Mundus Vini: Arnegui Reserva 2013
2017 Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition: Arnegui Reserva 2013
2017 Vinalies Internationales: Arnegui Reserva 2013
2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition: Arnegui Reserva 2013