Wine Bordón Reserva
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Tempranillo grape , Garnacha grape , Mazuela grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Rioja
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 14º-16º C
- WINERIES: Franco Españolas
- TASTING NOTES: View: Mature cherry color with ruby tones, medium-high layer. Nose: aromas of good intensity and elegant classicism, red fruit in season, with ture, toffee, chocolate and cocoa, aromatic herbs, cedar, spicy. In the mouth: good structure, tasty, good balance and fruit load. Wide and elegant the step of mouth. Mature and serious end. Aromatic aftertaste of great finesse.
- BARREL AGING: 18 months
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Elaboration Bordón Reserva
Once the fruit has been selected, the elaboration is based on the destemming of the bunches and a gentle squeezing of the grapes to carry out later the alcoholic fermentation and the malolactic fermentation.
What kind of wine is Bordón Reserva
The wine is aged in American white oak barrels (Ohio) of medium roast and French oak for 18 months, with a racking every 6 months to facilitate natural clarification. Later it remains in bottle for its refinement.
Sensations of Bordón Reserva wine
Tasty wine with fruit load.
The Franco Españolas winery
Bodegas Franco-Españolas was born in 1890 as the union between France and Spain at a peak in Rioja, when the French came to the region trying to replace their vineyards devastated by phylloxera disease. It was the origin of the "fine wines of Rioja".
All this led Frederick Anglade Saurat, a native of Bordeaux, to found Franco-Spanish wineries in 1890. The first vintage, a year later, results in the icon wines of the winery: Diamante and Estilo Borgoña. This was renamed Rioja Bordón in the 50s, and in 2017 it was redesigned as Bordón.
In 1920, fifteen years after the death of Anglade, the French sold their shares and the winery became totally Spanish. King Alfonso XIII visits the winery in 1903 and in 1925. Ernest Hemingway will visit it in 1956.
The end of Prohibition in the USA in 1933 and the resurgence of the Regulatory Council in 1953 will give an impulse to exports of Rioja wines. Franco-Españolas has a presence in the major European cities, as well as in Caracas, Buenos Aires, Havana and New York. 1964 is an excellent harvest, perhaps the best of the century.
Denomination of Origin of Bordón Reserva
It belongs to the DO Rioja, a name that dates from the late nineteenth century, but is not officially formed until 1925. The area that receives this designation of origin covers the autonomous communities of Rioja and the Basque Country.
The grapes produced in this denomination are: Tempranillo, Garnacha tinta, Mazuelo, Graciano and Maturana tinta.
The wines of this denomination are characterized for being fresh, aromatic wines, with an excellent ship and above all they are very balanced wines.
Rioja wines are easy to drink wines.
Variety of grapes used in Bordón Reserva wine
80% Tempranillo, 15% Garnacha Tinta, 5% Mazuelo.
Made with Tempranillo, Garnacha tinta and Mazuelo from vineyards from the 3 sub-areas of Rioja with different types of soils: Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa and Oriental Rioja on the slopes of the Sierra de la Demanda, facing north.
With which to accompany the wine Bordón Reserva
Legumes, spoon dishes, grilled meats or sauces, roasts.
Occasions to take Bordón Reserva
To celebrate very special moments.
Quality / Price ratio of Bordon Reserva
Good value for money.
Degree of alcohol of Bordón Reserva
Its graduation is 13.5º.
Ideal drinking temperature of Bordón Reserva
It is recommended to take between 14-16º temperature of the wine.
Awards and Awards of Bordón Reserva
Mundus Vini Gold Medal
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