100% Tempranillo grape varieties are fermented in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of around 25ºC. For 12 days, maceration with skins occurs followed by 4 months in American oak casks before rounding off its ageing in the bottle.
“A Bold and Fresh 100% Tempranillo wine that showcases the vibrancy of Campo Viejo and its home of Rioja” – Elena Adell – Campo Viejo Winemaker
ABOUT THE WINERY
Undoubtedly one of the best wineries in the world, Bodegas Campo Viejo is located right in the heart of La Rioja. They were the first Spanish winery to certify their carbon footprint to the ISO-14064 standard and for over 10 years, Campo Viejo live by their Environment and Sustainability programme.
Looking around the winery you will see the beautiful rolling landscapes, dotted with medieval hamlets and exquisite vineyards. It is protected by the mountains, to the North are the Cantabrian mountains and to the south are the Sierra de la Demanda, both of which block the region from harsh winds. The vineyard is nourished by the Ebro river, La Rioja’s location plays a huge in creating the perfect conditions for growing grapes.
Campo Viejo’s dedication to authentic Rioja wine-making, alongside the most advanced wine-making techniques available, has allowed the winery to create modern twists on traditional methods allowing them to deliver progressive styles of Rioja that appeal to today’s discerning palates.
In short Campo Viejo is:
Generous: As the people of Spain, we are warm, inclusive and sociable.
Authentic: Rooted in the tradition of Rioja, Campo Viejo values honesty, integrity and the genuine.
Vibrant: Colourful, passionate and vivid.