Marques de Riscal 2016 Baron de Chirel, Rioja Reserva

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Baron de Chirel wine first appeared in 1986 as the result of experimental production using a selection of grapes from very old vines, between 80 and 110 years old, with a very low yield and high quality. From the results of these trials would appear what we could say was the precursor of the “new era” of Rioja wines. This wine is produced on a very limited scale and only in the best vintage years, in which the character of the vineyard, the soil and the variety are expressed as part of a single, harmonious whole. This 2016 is the most current vintage of Baron De Chirel, it’s 65% Tempranillo, the other 35% is a mix of old vine indigenous grapes. The grapes come from the area of Elciego, from the vineyard plots of Garcimoracho, Tapias, San Pelayo, Vialva and La Collada. The altitude of these vines ranges from 450 m to 550 m. above sea level. Soils from chalky clay areas and gravelly terraces of the river Ebro with limestone bedrock. Yields are very low and grapes are harvested by han…

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