Barón de Chirel Reserva is produced on a very limited scale and only in the best vintages, in which the character of the vineyard, the soil and the variety is expressed as part of a single, all harmonious. After a manual selection of the grapes this great wine arises, thanks to the installation of selection tables.
It is a dark cherry, lively reserve wine with few signs of evolution. High aromatic intensity in which the roasted and spicy aromas of the French oak barrel predominate, along with ripe fruit. The palate is fresh and soft, with soft and polished tannins in which the wood is not too intrusive.
Barón de Chirel Reserva first appeared in 1986 as a result of experimental production, with a selection of grapes from very old vines, over 40 years old, with a very low yield and high quality.
Riscal was the first winery to introduce this system in Spain, a benchmark in the production of fine quality red wines. It is carried out at a controlled temperature of 26 º C and the maceration period does not exceed 12 days.
Malolactic fermentation in wooden vats with a capacity of twenty thousand liters, and the wine is aged for 20 months in burgundy American oak barrels. Finally, the wine spends a minimum of one year rounding in the bottle before being released for sale.
Pairing: Cured cheeses, grilled red meats, blue cheeses, civet, Iberian acorn-fed ham, feather hunting, small game.
Alcoholic graduation: 14% vol.
Service temperature: 17º C.