2020 Bodegas Pujanza Cisma

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Appellation Rioja Alavesa
Winery Bodegas Pujanza
Vintage 2020
Grape Tempranillo
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14.5%)
Drink window 2024 - 2036
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Pujanza belongs to the modern Rioja style and also has the great advantage that the vineyards are located at high altitudes (the Pujanza Norte comes from one of the highest vineyards in the Rioja). This gives the wine the typical Rioja character, but with a lot of elegance and freshness. The top model and flagship of Bodegas Pujanza. The wine comes from the Cisma vineyard which is located at the foot of the Sierra Cantabria at an altitude of 600 meters. The vines are more than 100 years old (pre-phylloxera and ungrafted) and only 0.8 hectares in size. As you may know, after the grape blight in the early 1900s, almost all grape vines were destroyed and all new plantings were grafted onto American vines that were resistant. 99% of all vineyards are based on grapes grafted onto the American vine but there are still a number of authentic, very small vineyards that still have the unique original vines that have not been grafted and the Cisma is one of these rare versions.

The Cisma is already among the international top and has achieved cult status (especially since there are only a very limited number of bottles of this top wine). The wine was aged for 24 months in French oak barrels and then bottle-aged for more than a year. This is a very complex wine. In the glass the wine has a beautiful ruby red color. It has an intense nose with seductive aromas of red and black berries, with fine roasted notes, soft fresh herbs, leather, truffle, licorice and beautiful mineral notes (pencil point). Intense, powerful with an impressive attack with flavors of candied fruit. In the mouth the attack is very refined with silky tannins and beautifully refreshing acidity. Perfectly balanced with a very nice structure with a persistent and long finish. Clearly one of the largest Riojas in existence. Only 1070 bottles of this unique wine were made. All bottles are numbered.

FACT: In the 'Attachments' tab you will find the official fact sheet of this beautiful wine. We will send this to you automatically when you order this wine. The wine is stored in our conditioned Wine Warehouse and if you pick up the wine you will often receive a nice discount. You will see your discount immediately when you choose 'Collect' on the checkout page. We are located in Dordrecht almost next to the A16 with plenty of parking. Click here for our address.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Appellation Rioja Alavesa
Winery Bodegas Pujanza
Grape Tempranillo
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2020
Drinking as of 2024
Drinking till 2036
Alcohol % 14.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 94
James Suckling rating 93
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard, Romantisch
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