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Nexo Rioja
2015 Blend


Vineyard: High density plantation with 4000 vine / ha.
Soil Type: Clay-calcareous soil poor in organic matter, nutrients and mineral salts, with an abundance of pebbles, remains of alluvium and gravel.
Vine Age:
Irrigation: Lightly irrigated
Harvest Date:


This is a blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Garnacha.
Criteria for quality is moderation in terms of production and limit yields by planting high-density vineyards with 4 000 vines per hectare. The selection of rootstock focused on the selection of low vigor plants. Irrigation is used to guarantee harvest while maintaining a level of water stress in the vineyard.
Early morning harvest, the bunches are de-stalked, the Tempranillo and Garnacha are vinified separately. Alcoholic fermentation for seven days. Maceration on the skins for five days. The maximum temperature during fermentation is 28° Centigrade. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Aged in oak barrels for four months.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Deep ruby with some purple hues on the rim.
Nose: It is floral and rich in red and black fruits with some tobacco notes.
Palate: On the palate, the first feel is fresh and floral which is followed by a complete sense of harmony with good acidity to balance. The finish is elegant and silky.
Other: It will go well with grilled or roasted meats as well as winter stews. It is a balanced wine easy to pair.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 13.5
RS (g/l): 2
TA (g/l): 4.8
pH: 3.83