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Baron de Ley Rioja Reserva 2016

£14.75

Alcohol

13.5%

Region

Rioja

Country

Spain

Grape

Tempranillo

Wine Producer

Baron de Ley

Vintage

2016

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Barón de Ley Reserva is a red wine from the D.O La Rioja produced by the Barón de Ley winery. This wine is made using only Tempranillo grapes, the trademark grape variety of the region.

The grapes used to make Barón de Ley Reserva come from the winery´s own vineyards that are located in the town of Mendavía. The cultivation of these vineyards is carried out using traditional methods, and the harvest being carried out manually.

At the winery, the harvested bunches are destemmed. Then, they undergo alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. During this phase, during which a constant temperature of 30ºC is maintained, various pump-overs are carried out and the progress of the wine is monitored daily.

After the various winemaking processes are carried out, Barón de Ley Reserva is aged for 20 months in new American oak barrels. Following this, it ages for another 2 years in the bottle.

The first bottles by Barón de Ley were sold back in 1990. Driven by a group of prestigious winemakers, the winery has managed to establish itself a stellar reputation in the Rioja region.