Tag: Vina Herminia

Red Wines, Wine of the Week

Wine of the Week #1533: 2012 Vina Herminia Rioja “Excelsus” 

The 2009 Excelsus was awarded a rating of 93 points and was ranked #39 on the Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013. This is a winery to watch. This blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha is sourced from vineyards planted at altitudes of 700 metres on the foothills of the low-lying Sierra de Yerga mountains. ViƱa Herminia is emerging as a real leader in the Rioja, and the value and quality of their wines have attracted increased international acclaim.