Pujanza Norte, powerful but pleasant the new essence of Rioja.

D.O Rioja Red Wine (100%Tempranillo grapes) from the North ,an own vineyard of Bodegas Pujanza located 720 m above sea level. chalky clay soil . Limestone slab (50 cm . Deep) with 2.7 hectares of extension in Laguardia.

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Approximate yield of 3,500 kg per ha.The alcoholic and malolactic fermentation is made in stainless steel tanks . Aging: 16 months in French oak .

Intense cherry color with garnet tones , young edging . In nose is clean , medium high intensity, dominated by notes of black fruit well wrapped by spiced touches , light hints of pastries and cocoa. The mouth is powerful but pleasant, tasty, balanced input , sweet tannin, broad , balsamic , fresh. long and with good intensity end.

Bodegas Pujanza is located in the municipality of Laguardia, in the heart of Rioja Alavesa , one of the most beautiful villas that crown the Spanish geography , both for its cultural and historical heritage as the people who inhabit and work their land.

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The winery is located at the foot of the Sierra de Cantabria, surrounded by their farms more features, in an area where the altitude is becoming limit for the cultivation of the vine. It is a unique place from which to contemplate a beautiful view of the hill of Laguardia and witness exception of the evolution of the vineyard throughout the year.

The Sierra de Cantabria acts not only as northern boundary of the name , but also as a natural barrier for the peoples and cultures of this area resulting in exceptional weather conditions for vineyard .

Carlos San Pedro is the heart and face of Bodegas Pujanza a leading winemaker caste in his vocation for wine genes of a strain . It has turned its wines the jovial enthusiasm of their commitment to this world and connected with contemporary palate creating harmonious wines , balanced in its fundamental binomial fruit and aging , deep and elegant bearing on their behalf seal land .

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Carlos is the owner and technical director of Bodegas Pujanza , comes from a family of wine growers , processors and traders Laguardia wine that goes back four generations. Bodegas Pujanza is his most personal project .

An illusion born in childhood and is taking shape over the years until it finally becomes a splendid reality . In 1998 Carlos already has 15 hectares . of vineyards and decides to produce his first vintage solo , his first Pujanza .

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Beautiful site! Do you know my friend Jesus Parreno? He makes a wine in Rioja called El Centimo. He is living and working in Napa Valley where we live. Check out our California wine country blog: http://www.topochinesvino.com. Follow us if you like what you see.

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    1. Thank you very much your comments , I promise to investigate the wine of your friend ” EL Centimo” and soon publish a post about it.
      Best regards,
      Fernando

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