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Red Spanish Wine

This vintage is made with specially selected grapes of the traditional Tempranillo, Mazuelo and Graciano, coming from the best clay-limestone soil. The quality of the harvest, combined with meticulous selection of only the finest grapes, followed by long and careful oak maturation followed by time in bottle create this subtle, refined structured wine of great complexity and flavor.

Pack Size: 75cl

  • Wine of Spain
  • Tempranillo, Mazuelo and Graciano grape varieties
  • Aged 36 months in American and French barrels

Information

Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

The quality of the harvest, combined with meticulous selection of only the finest grapes, followed by long and careful oak maturation followed by time in bottle create this subtle, refined structured wine of great complexity and flavour.

Wine ColourRed
Alcohol Units9.4
ABV12.5% vol.
Current Vintage2008
ProducerCriadores de Rioja SA
Type of ClosureNatural Cork
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountrySpain
Alcohol TypeWine

Grape Variety:

Tempranillo, Mazuelo, Graciano

Vinification Details:

This vintage is made with specially selected grapes of the traditional Tempranillo, Mazuelo, and Graciano, coming from the best clay-limestone soil. After pressing, the must ferments in stainless steel tanks for 7 days. The wine undergoes maceration at 28 ºC to 30 ºC with 20 days and malolactic fermentation it is transferred to French and American oak barrels where it is aged for 24 - 36 months. These wines are then bottled and aged for a further 24 months in bottle before being released for sale.

History:

Criadores de Rioja typifies 21st century Rioja in its careful balancing of tradition and innovation. The winery was established in 2000 with a view to modernize the production of Rioja wines whilst working with the scores of small, top local growers. It produces modern-style wines using state-of-the-art equipment in a fabulously well-equipped all-singing, all-dancing stainless steel winery.

Regional Information:

Rioja is the oldest and most prestigious wine appellation in Spain. The microclimate, with plenty of sunshine combined with a variety of soils are all perfectly aligned for the production of fine wines.

Storage Type:

Ambient

Storage Instructions:

This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 10 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text:

9.4 UK Units per bottle
1.6 UK Units per 125ml glass
Drink Responsibly
UK Government recommends adults do not regularly exceed:
Men 3-4 units a day
Women 2-3 units a day
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Country of Origin:

Spain

Origin Free Text:

Product of Spain

Name and Address:

Produced & bottled by:
Castillo San Lorenzo S.A.,
Alberite,
España,

Return To:

Castillo San Lorenzo S.A.,
Alberite,
España,

Lower Age Limit:

Statutory Years : 18

Net Contents:

75 Centilitres

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