Viñestral Crianza 2015

Red

Spain

Ebro River Valley

Description

Viñestral is crafted by Bodegas Marqués de Reinosa, a quality-conscious cooperative founded in the town of Autol (Rioja Baja) in 1956. The wines are great values, offering plenty of classic Rioja character in a ripe and satisfying style that is sure to please.

Tasting Notes: Offers plenty of red and black cherry fruit, with complex spice notes. Well balanced, with soft supple tannins and a persistent finish.

Serve With: Soft and fruity enough to be enjoyed on its own, this versatile red is also excellent with tapas and a wide range of red meats.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Rioja DOCa

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

097871014779

Case Code

10097871014776

Vineyards

Nearly 2,000 acres cultivated by 300 grower-members. Vines are situated primarily in 3 main zones in the Rioja Baja: Mount Yerga (continental climate, with hot days and cold nights, nearly 2,000 feet above sea level); Calahorra (flat, irrigated plains at just under 1,500 feet above sea level); and the southeast zone bordered by Quel (Mediterranean climate). Soils are generally fine and sandy, with low to medium fertility.

Composition

Pure Tempranillo.

Viticulture

From vines averaging 12 years in age planted at more than 1,500 feet above sea level.

Winemaking

Fermented in stainless steel tanks, with 7 to 14 days maceration. Aged 12 months in a mix of French and American oak barrels.

Alcohol

13.5%

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

VINE022215

 

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