Vina Bosconia Reserve 2008
Year rated as very good by the Regulatory Board of Rioja. This year we had in operation 157 170 hectares of property. The harvest in our vineyards was 890,475 kg of grapes. The absence of spring frosts and good environmental conditions favoring fertilization and fruit set of grapes and offset the damaging effects of pests such as rust mites and thrips attacked buds at the time of sprouting and budding, slowed by low temperatures at that stage of the vegetative cycle. All this resulted in an abundant harvest despite suffering an unstable and stormy summer reached high levels of quality thanks to ideal climatic conditions of October fresh and light which allowed us to carry out the work of comfortable vintage and staggered , brooding each of the varieties in his ripeness point, mature and balanced without compromising at any time the perfect health of the grapes. The work began in vineyard vintage Bosconia on November 1 concluded on 5 November.
This wine has evolved perfectly showing a deep ruby color with shades of orange. His nose is persistent, showing lots of fruit, mainly dominated by the Tempranillo and Its taste is round, full-bodied, soft and fine and persistent.
Grape varieties: Tempranillo (80%), Garnacha (15%), Mazuelo and Graciano (the remainder), all from our own vineyards.
Aging in oak barrels: Barrel: 5 years, being racked twice a year 2, handmade. Fined with fresh egg whites.
Aging in bottle: Rest, unfiltered, bottled in 75 cl.
Alcohol content: 12.5% Vol.
Total acidity: 6.5 g / l.
Residual Sugar: Very dry.
Gastronomy: Serving temperature: 18º to 20º C, although it varies according to people and situations.
Quantity produced: 74,000 bottles.
It is our big red, accompanies perfectly Sausages, beans and stews, red meats and hunts, but also just a wonderful meal with cheese or chocolate desserts and wild black fruits.