A sip of history. Limited in production, this wine comes from a storied, 100-year-old vineyard, a place which beckons you to dream and instantly transports you to good ole' yesteryear. Its ancient vines reminds us of the hands of those who have toiled for decades in these vineyards and contributed to the rich wine history.
Full-flavoured and complex, Cismsa is a matured wine that is both balanced and elegant at the same time. Compared to other Pujanza wines, the fruits display riper notes due to a Mediterranean character as the vineyard is sutated in a small valley. Serve between 16 to 18ºC.
Additional Notes: Pujanza Cisma is born form the Farm Finaca La Valcabada, planted in 1925 with clay-like deep soils.
Country of Origin: Spain
Region: Laguardia, DOCa Rioja
Pairing: Beef, lamb, roasts, mature cheeses.
93+ points, Robert Parker, Wine Advocate
96 points: Tim Atkin
92 points: James Suckling
99 points: Guia Proensa
95 points: Guia Penin
98 points: Guia Gourmet
Winery: Bodegas Pujanza
About The Brand:
Carlos San Pedro, owner-winemaker of Pujanza winery, is the 4th generation of a family of vinegrowers and winemakers of Laguardia. With youthful enthusiasm his connects with contemporary consumers developing harmonious wines, balanced with the perfect mix of depth and elegance in the purist style of Rioja Alavesa. Pujanza, his personal dream project, became a reality in 1998 when he released its 1st vintage. Situated in the heart of Rioja along the beautiful foothills of Sierra de Cantabria surrounded by farms, exceptional altitude and weather conditions for the cultivation of vines, Pujanza's wines are marked with different unique personalities through the evolution of the vineyard. All Pujanza wines are aged in barrels for a minimum of 12 months.