Introducing the Don Jacobo Reserva 2011
Garnet red with great complexity of aromas, notes of cinnamon, black fruits, clove and sweet spices. Taste of sweet tannins, chocolate, coffee and caramel and long finish. Paired with roasted or grilled red meat in general, fish dishes with strong sauce.
Grapes are harvested from vineyards located on the hillside of Moncalvillo, most of the vineyards are over 50 years old. The main variety is the Tempranillo grape which is gobelet trained and hand-picked during October. Graciano and Mazuelo varieties are cultivated in Rioja Oriental, where Mediterranean climate and limestone soils predominate.
About Don Jacobo
A multiple awards winery, Don Jacobo has always been highlighted in prestigious wine competitions. These gold and silver awards confirmed the great quality of Don Jacobo wines, which enjoy great reputation on the wine-list of the finest restaurants and hotels around the globe.
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Don Jacobo was founded in 1898 after the Carlist war by Saturnino Daroca, grower and winemaker. His daughter married Don Martin Corral who contributed his name and family crest to the winery. Originally known as ‘Bodegas Corral’, they are situated in the heart of La Rioja, a few minutes from Logrono.
In the fifties, Bodega spread into new markets and in 1974, new cellars were built in Navarrete, situated on the original pilgrims route known as “Ruta Jacobea”, where “Don Jacobo” brand name drives from.