TERROIR SELECTION: PRIVILEGED SMALL RIOJAS
At the same time GÓMEZ CRUZADO explores the diversity that Rioja can offer through their collection of village wines called Terrior Selection, which is a limited edition born from the winemakers desire to convey the expression of very speci_c plots of land, and the truly unique characteristics that distinguish these plots from the rest, even in a designation of origin as richly nuanced and diverse as Rioja. These vineyards are located in especially notable areas, with beautiful viticulture landscapes and extraordinary potential. A collection of wines that is faithful to its terroir, rooted in the landscape and the local know-how of these privileged areas – tiny “sub”-Riojas that must be captured and shared.
PANCRUDO, CERRO LAS CUEVAS and MONTES OBARENES
AND THEIR THREE RESPECTIVE VILLAGES
Badarán: In southern Rioja Alta, high elevation, limited crop, red soil, northern exposure, in_uenced by the continental climate.
Leza: Northern Rioja Alavesa, high elevation, cold and rainy area. White clay and limestone soil south-facing slopes. In_uenced by the atlantic climate.
Haro: Northwest of Rioja Alta, exceptional area for growing white varietals, fresh and rich soil, at the foot of Montes Obarenes, where the Ebro River enters into Rioja bringing clouds and colder temperatures with it.