Rigau Ros Gran Reserva

Empordà – Land of artists.

"Intense, deep, elegant"

 

ORIGIN • DO EMPORDÀ •

Located in the northern part of the Alt Empordà region, Rigau Ros comes from the exclusive vineyards of the village Capmany. These are rocky, mineral soils predominated by granite sand and flecks of slate. Aged between 25 and 30 years old and unirrigated, the vines are forced to push their roots down to reach the water they require. As a result, they are nourished by the deepest substrata, giving the wine its intense, captivating character.

 

VARIETIES

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Grenache.

 

PRODUCTION AND AGING

Fermented at controlled temperature of 25°C-28°C and macerated for 25 days. The wine is aged in American oak barrels (Missouri) for 24 months and then, for the rest of the time, in the bottle (minimum 36 months).

 

TASTING NOTES

In terms of appearance, it has an attractive ruby red colour.
On the nose, it has fine and intense aromas (ripe black fruits) combined with a toasted background.
On the palate, it’s good structured, expressive, chewy and flavourful. It has a long and pleasant aftertaste.

 

SERVING NOTES

Ideal for accompanying stews, game, ox, flavourful fish and cured cheese.
Optimal serving temperature 15°C - 17°C. Recommended to open 15 minutes before serving.

 

ANALYTHICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Alcohol content: 13,2 (%Vol) – Total acidity (a.t.): 5,85g/l.
 

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