Ramón Bilbao Reserva 2012
In farms Recilla, Vadegaru, Ozaku and La Olivera, the earth, the sun and the rain create this exceptional wine, the blend gives its final form, with all the knowledge and taste of a great wine from Rioja Alta.
90% Tempranillo, 10% Mazuelo and Graciano
In developing the Ramón Bilbao reserve wines you think that in most cases will be open after a few years. Therefore they are suitable coupages to stay a long time in barrel and thus gain longevity and its evolution is slow and full bottle.
Although corresponds to a classic pattern being made with Tempranillo, Carignan and Graciano, aged in American oak; since many years ago, its extra addition of fruit, for its intense maceration, the wine is among the most modern cutting within the D.O.Ca Rioja (stay in barrel: 20 months)
Beautiful garnet color with medium-high. Clean and bright, with presence of tears when turning the cup. complex nose of high intensity. Ripe fruit combined with tertiary aromas generated over a long period of aging. A healthy wood marking with sweet aromas of pasatelería, nutmeg, cinnamon sticks and dried leaves.
SERVICE AND FOOD PAIRING
Serving temperature between 17 ° C and 18 ° C. The marriage of Ramón Bilbao Reserve is perfect with international food (curries, ceviche and spicy) or traditional as red meats and cheeses.
The 2012 vintage is characterized by the absence of rain in much of the vegetative cycle. Correct evolution of the vineyard in each of its phases, it is worth highlighting the increase in temperatures starting in May, which favors the correct development of the vine and the flowering, producing a correct fruit set. At the end of September, just before the harvest, there were some precipitations that had a very positive influence on the maturation evolution, providing an adequate final balance to the fruit that, helped by an excellent sanitary state in the harvest and a complete maturity both physiological, phenolic and aromatic. This harvest has been described as Very Good by the D.O. Ca Rioja