Product Description

  • Rioja Reserva - Red Spanish Wine
  • Richly flavoured and spicy, this classic Rioja combines ripe plum and dried fruit characters with cinnamon and vanilla from selected Tempranillo old vineyards. This wine will continue to improve in bottle up to ten years from the vintage.
  • Wine of Spain
  • Tempranillo grapes aged 12 months in American and French barrels
  • Pack size: 75cl

Information

Allergy Information

  • Contains Sulphites
  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes

  • A combination of Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo grapes, this is a modern classic loaded with rich, ripe, black fruit flavours

Region of Origin

Rioja

Wine Colour

Red

Alcohol Units

9.4

ABV

12.5% vol

Current Vintage

2012

Producer

Criadores de Rioja

Type of Closure

Screwcap

Wine Maker

Paloma Redondo

Country

Spain

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Grape Variety

Tempranillo, Graciano

Vinification Details

  • From selected tempranillo, mazuelo and graciano grapes. 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. Aged 24 months in barrels of American and French oak.

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 9 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence

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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