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Viña Salceda Reserva 2015

Viña Salceda Reserva

2015
Rioja (Spain)

The Viña Salceda Reserva is a true classic with a modern twist, a red raised on the ancient Riojan t...

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12.40

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Viña Salceda Reserva 2015

Type

Wine Red Reserva

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2015

Review

The Viña Salceda Reserva is a true classic with a modern twist, a red raised on the ancient Riojan tradition yet not turning its back on contemporary times. The oaky hints are there but given less significance than in previous vintages; the new label seems to indicate a little modifying of style for this emblematic winery, conferring a somewhat greater prominence on the fruit.

In its production the only grapes used are those from their own vineyards, aged more than forty years old, and grown on bush vines planted at an altitude of over 400 metres.The special conditions enjoyed by the estate enable the grapes to ripen perfectly, which results in wines with a perfect balance between structure and elegance. Meticulous care is taken in the winery, with all movements carried out by means of gravity, until the wine reaches the cellar's underground galleries where it refines in French and American oak barrels.

Its ruby-red colour precedes an aromatic display of vanilla and scrubland, wild red berries and fine leather. On the palate it exhibits a lovely lactic touch, as well as showing character and complexity as it fills out. The amazing acidity which always seems to accompany Viña Salceda wines rounds it off and balances it magnificently. The aftertaste combines hints of ripe fruit with coffee nuances derived from the barrel's toasting.

Food pairing

Stewed meats with mushrooms / Oven-baked quails / Rice with truffles

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Customer reviews

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by: Kalleville (07/03/2019) - Vintage 2014

Yes I love it

A very good wine for a very good price. I can recomend this wine with any cind of meet or cheese

by: Mark (04/02/2019) - Vintage 2014

One of the best Rioja

Salceda is a medium sized vineyard family run taking real care of their wines with a visit and good value

by: dufour roger (25/05/2017) - Vintage 2011

roger Dufour

Ce vin est surprenant par la qualité de son arriere gout,des aromes indéfinissables,long en bouche il surprend par un caractère rarement rencontré et par sa complexité,tres bon.

by: Imeko (26/04/2017) - Vintage 2011

Muy bebible

Quiza le falte madurar algo todavía, pero va muy bien con todo, carne y pescado. El precio calidad, muy atractivo.

by: Steve Bradley (03/03/2017) - Vintage 2010

Great value reserva

I was lucky to visit this bodega a few years ago and found the wine was top quality and I'm very happy to be able to buy this wine back in the UK for a great price.

Bodegas Viña Salceda

Bodegas Viña Salceda

Viña Salceda was founded in Elciego in 1969, a picturesque town in the Rioja Alavesa. Since 1998 it has belonged to the Chivite family, committed to the production of wines of the highest quality which for their part reflect the essence of the terroir. Viña Salceda currently makes four wines with very distinct personalities: two wines of the traditional type, a Crianza and a Reserva, and two wines with a more modern profile: Puente de Salceda and Conde de la Salceda, the latt...