The powerful Viñas Viejas of Bodegas Leda flows into the glass with a dense ruby red color. After the initial swirl, this red wine reveals a high viscosity, evident in distinct church windows at the edge of the glass. This single varietal Spanish wine flatters the glass with wonderfully complex notes of plum, morello cherry, plum and black cherry. It is joined by hints of cocoa bean, sun-warmed rock and forest floor.
The Bodegas Leda Viñas Viejas presents itself pleasantly dry to the wine lover. This red wine never shows itself coarse or meager, but round and smooth. On the palate, the texture of this powerful red wine is wonderfully powerful. Due to its lively fruit acid, the Viñas Viejas presents itself exceptionally fresh and lively on the palate. In the finish, this youthful red wine from the wine-growing region of Castile - León finally inspires with considerable length. There are again hints of black cherry and plum.
Vinification of the Viñas Viejas from Bodegas Leda
This red wine clearly focuses on one grape variety, and that is Tempranillo. Only premium grape material was used for this wonderfully powerful single varietal wine from Bodegas Leda. Viñas Viejas is an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, as this Spaniard exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores the success of Old World wines. The berries for this red wine from Spain are harvested, at the time of optimal ripeness, exclusively by hand. After the harvest, the grapes arrive at the winery by the fastest route. Here they are selected and carefully broken up. Then fermentation takes place in small wood at controlled temperatures. After the completion of fermentation, the Viñas Viejas is aged for another 22 months in French oak barriques.
Food recommendation for the Bodegas Leda Viñas Viejas
Drink this red wine from Spain best tempered at 15 - 18°C as a companion to roasted calf's liver with apples, onions and balsamic vinegar sauce, cod with cucumber-mustard vegetables or pasta with sausage dumplings.
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