Torre de Oña – Martelo Reserva 2015

£29.95

A fruity, flavoursome and rustic wine from La Rioja Alta Group’s Torre de Oña vineyards.

Country of Origin: Spain
Growing Region: Rioja
Producer: Torre de Oña
Grape Varietal: Garnacha, Mazuelo, Tempranillo, Viura
Vintage: 2015

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Description

Serenity. Elegance. Singularity. Timelessness. These are the words that define the Torre de Oña winery. Torre de Oña was founded in 1987 as a single estate. In January 1995, this small bodega, with its 50 hectares of vineyards, was purchased by La Rioja Alta. Located at Laguardia in the Rioja Alavesa, this exciting project has the aim is of making an excellent quality wine, incorporating all the personality of the best vine plots in the prestigious Rioja Alavesa area. Torre de Oña produces a Reserva-level wine under the ‘Torre de Oña’ label and a Crianza under the ‘Finca San Martin’ label.

95% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo, Garnacha and even Viura, representing the vineyard’s own traditional blend. The winemaker, Julio Sáenz, selected the Martelo, Camino de la Iglesia and Las Cuevas estates for this wine. Their vines are over sixty years old, distributed across North-South facing slopes, with good exposure to the sun and wind, achieving balanced ripeness and
magnificent condition.

Intense ruby red, clean and bright, with an elegant pink rim. The first impression to the nose is intense, with enveloping aromas of ripe fruit, wild strawberries, redcurrants and red cherries wrapped in fine notes of patisserie, shortbread, vanilla, liquorice and peppercorns. Well-balanced in the mouth, with a pleasant freshness, and sweet, silky tannins that lead to an enveloping finish. A new vintage to enjoy now, but with a long, exciting life ahead.

Food matches: The structure and elegance of the Finca Martelo 2015 makes it a perfect food companion. Long in the mouth, it is perfect with braised and roasted meats, as well as game and cured sausages.

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ABV

14.50%

Bottle Size

750

Vintage

2015

Weight

1.25

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