La Nevera Rosado
La Nevera Rosado
La Nevera is a fun, delicious wine produced from organically grown grapes in the renown Rioja region. La Nevera is bottled in a box-wine format. Because the regulatory council of Rioja does not allow any trademark from the Rioja region to be connected with a box-wine bottling, the name Rioja does not appear on its label. The advantages of doing a box wine in Rioja are many. In addition to the savings of glass, corks, etc. the greatest advantage is the tax savings. Not showing the name Rioja on the label allows La Nevera to pay a lesser tax making this wine a greater value than it otherwise would have been.
La Nevera is produced from Monchi's estate own vineyards. Monchi's family has been farming in Rioja Alta for many generations. La Nevera Rosado is 100% Garnacha and aged in stainless steel tanks. If you like youthful wines that are vibrant and uncomplicated, this bright, zesty rose will be charm you! Perfect to drink on its own or with any food that is light and uncomplicated (Chinese BBQ, seafood platters, charcuterie,paté and salads...).
What makes this wine unique?
Produced from organically grown vineyards. Provence style - direct to press method. La Nevera is made with grapes grown in Rioja Baja. Not showing the name Rioja on the label allows La Nevera to pay a lesser tax making this wine a greater value than it otherwise would be.
100% Garnacha. Organically grown vines planted in 1983. Tended in gravel, clay and limestone soil at 350 m (1,148 ft) elevation
This alluring Provence-style rosé with rose petal, cherry and strawberry aromas and spicy flavors pairs well with salads, charcuteries, paté, prosciutto, cheeses, seafood platters, Chinese BBQ pork and Indian food.
Vinification and ageing:
After harvest, the grapes are press directly without any skin contact to keep the tannins away and its color as pale as possible. Once fermentation has taken place, the wine is aged in stainless steel tank for 1 month and then it is filtered and bottled.
Location, Soil, Climate:
Most of the vineyards that produced this charming bright Rosado are located within Rioja Baja (Zone 4) at 350m (1,148ft) elevation. the soil type here is diverse composed of gravel, clay and limestone . The climate conditions of this area are very beneficial to wine growing. The average temperature from April-October is 16.4ºC (61.5ºF) with 18.3 inches of yearly rainfall. The moderately warm days and cool nights of this climate forces the grapes to ripen slowly, resulting in wines that show brighter aromas and more fruit flavors.
Vivid, pale pink. Floral, stony and fresh on the nose, with scents of wild strawberry, raspberry, and redcurrant. Very spicy and lively, the red fruit flavors showing good intensity and excellent clarity. Expands and gains power through the finish, with bright acids providing a firm, bright edge.