This centennial winery is committed to develop a classic variety from the DOc. Rioja, traditionally used in blends, but which in the Rioja Vega vineyards, reaches optimum ripeness levels to obtain wines of great balance, with ripe tannins and a powerful aromatic profile.
In the words of head winemaker Esperanza Elías: «Con Gracia de Rioja Vega is a wine for demanding people, a synonym of prestige and quality». Elías adds "whoever tastes it will be pleased to perceive an aromatic grape in a wine with personality" and affirms that they "will be able to show their knowledge of wine, appreciating truly unique grapes such as these."
In growing and collecting this 100% Graciano, care for the fruit and respect for the environment have prevailed at all times with a careful selection in the vineyards, and a very low yield of 5,000 kg / ha. Minimal intervention winemaking, sensitive to the unique characteristics of this wine during its stabilization and aging process, all help to best show it´s unique character. For the ageing process of Con Gracia de Rioja Vega, a total of 18 new barrels have been used, from 7 different cooperages, with up to 9 different types of origins and toasting levels.
Con Gracia de Rioja Vega is a deep colured wine with intense purple hues that the skins of these berries provide. The bouquet displays complex and opulent aromas of black fruit enhanced by a nutty and spicy aniseed twist. The mouthfeel is also rich and opulent, showing ripe tannins and a freshness that provide a long, lingering finish. A silky, very drinkable wine that´s surprisingly long.
Rioja Vega aims to bring you a special piece of its terroir and show you the qualities of a unique variety, in a limited production of 4,200 bottles, full of passion and hard work. Over 135 years of history allow Rioja Vega to know how to pair heritage and innovation to satisfy even the most demanding of palates.