Freshness and typicity. A direct and up-front wine, a tempranillo which is representative. It is the only one of the Pujanza wines made from grapes from several vineyards, split into 23 plots. Ideal wine to get acquainted with Pujanza.
Young and full of life, laden with hallmark red-berry fruit aromas of local Tempranillo with floral and subtle toasted notes. Powerful, good acidity with lovely polished tannins on the palate.
Region: La Rioja
Serving Temperature: 15°C
Pairing: Lamb, grilled red meat, poultry, cold meat, semi-mature cheeses
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About The Brand:
Carlos San Pedro, owner-winemaker of Pujanza winery, is the 4th generation of a family of vinegrowers and winemakers of Laguardia. With youthful enthusiasm, he connects with contemporary consumers developing harmonious wines, balanced with the perfect mix of depth and elegance in the purist style of Rioja Alavesa. Pujanza, his personal dream project, became a reality in 1998 when he released its 1st vintage. Situated in the heart of Rioja along the beautiful foothills of Sierra de Cantabria surrounded by farms, exceptional altitude, and weather conditions for the cultivation of vines, Pujanza's wines are marked with different unique personalities through the evolution of the vineyard. All Pujanza wines are aged in barrels for a minimum of 12 months.