Vina Jaraba Reserva

"Our long aged, complex wine." —
Pedro del Toro, winemaker
Appellation
La Jaraba D.O.P.
Grape(s)
70% Tempranillo, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Merlot
Altitude/Soil
700-750 meters / from mostly sandy soils (which lend elegance in texture)
Farming Methods
Sustainable methods
Harvest
Hand harvested into small boxes, as grapes ripen, plot by plot
Production
All grape movements by gravity, fermentation in small tanks separated by variety and source, natural ML conversion in concrete
Aging
Varieties were aged, separately for 12 months in 70% American and 30% French oak barrel, additional aging in tank and bottle
Suggested Retail Price
$16
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Vina Jaraba Reserva 2011
92 (VfC)
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92 View from the Cellar The Reserva cuvée from Viña Jaraba is again a blend of seventy percent tempranillo, twenty percent cabernet sauvignon and ten percent merlot, with the wine aged in French and American barrels for twelve months prior to bottling. The wine is evolving very gracefully at age seven, offering up a deep and complex nose of black cherries, cassis, woodsmoke, a nice base of spice elements, just a whisper of the walnuts to come with further bottle age, a bit of chicory and a nice touch of cedary oak. On the palate the wine is pure, full-bodied, focused and resolving beautifully, with impressive complexity, a good core and fine length and grip on the classy finish. There is still a bit of tannin here to continue to carry the wine into the future, but it is wide open today and drinking very well indeed. 2018-2035.
Issue #75 – May/June 2018
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Vina Jaraba Reserva 2014
90 (I-WR)
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90 International Wine Review A blend of 70% Tempranillo, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot. Semi opaque in color, this bottling offers aromas of forest floor, soy and lead pencil on the nose. Soft on the attack, it has good density with notes of red fruit and good richness.
"Spanish Wines of Value and Quality" - June 20, 2019
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