Founded in 1992 by Pedro Peciña Crespo and his three sons, Bodegas Pecina owns 50 hectares in the small section of La Rioja Alta located on north side of the Ebro River. Pedro was previously vineyard manager of famed bodega La Rioja Alta, so here you get experience and tradition without the price tag typically attached.
What importer Polaner Selections has to say about this wine...
VARIETAL NOTES95% Tempranillo, 3% Graciano, 2% GarnachaORGANICPracticingVINEYARDThe vineyards are all estate owned and located in the San Vicente zone of Rioja Alta. The vines used for the Gran Reserva are the oldest the estate has - averaging around 60-70 years of age.SOILCalcareous ClayVITICULTUREPracticing organics and sustainability, all estate owned vineyards, They work in a very natural way. All pruning and harvest is done by hand. El Codo and El Llano are trellised and cordon system. Iscorta is bush pruned.VINIFICATIONThe grapes are destemmed and crushed and fermented naturally with wild yeast in stainless steel tanks.AGINGThe wine ages in used American oak for 4 years with 8 manual rackings (every 6 months). The wine further ages a minimum of 3 year in bottle before being released to the market. The wine is bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Red Blend , Tempranillo
Fruity , Rich , Spicy