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Ángeles de Amaren 2013

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€14.70

Ángeles de Amaren 2013

Characteristics

  • Crianza. 16 Months in French and American oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14.5

Score

ñ 92
Peñín Score 92
93
Enterwine Score 93
93
Media rating 93

Availability: In stock

€14.70
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Details

Produced by Bodegas Amaren, Ángeles de Amaren is an homage to the mother of Luis Cañas, the owner of the winery ("Amaren" means "mother" in basque).

Made from a blend of Tempranillo (85%) and Graciano (15%), this Spanish red wine is produced from low-yielding, over 50-year-old estate-owned vineyards.

Harvested by hand, the grapes were brought to the cellar in little boxes and carefully selected. After that, they were destemmed and selected again.

Vinified in stainless steel tanks, this Crianza red wine completed malolactic fermentation and was subsequently aged in new American and French oak barrels for 16 months. Finally, the wine was blended and aged in the bottle until its commercial release.

Drink this red wine from Rioja Alavesa from now until 2026.

Decant Ángeles de Amaren 2013 from La Rioja 30 minutes before drinking.

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Ángeles de Amaren has a very bright, medium-high cherry-coloured robe with a crimson rim.

Nose

Deep and spicy, this blend of Tempranillo and Graciano has a rather complex, rich nose. At first there are aromas of black fruit, laurel, rosemary, aromatic herbs, further nuanced by suggestions of clove, strawberries, liquorice, bitter cocoa and vanilla.

Palate

Fresh and expressive, with a precise acidity and some velvety tannins. On the palate, this wine by Bodegas Amaren surprises us with a nice minerality, which had passed unnoticed on the nose, some prominent spicy and creamy notes, and some remembrances of blackberries, toast, balsam and undergrowth. This Crianza red wine has a long finish.

Our personal opinion

A classic Rioja, Ángeles de Amaren 2013 is perfect for the lovers of the region's traditional style.

OTHER VINTAGES

Ángeles de Amaren 2012:

Enterwine 93. Parker 90.

Ángeles de Amaren 2011:

Enterwine 94. Peñín 92. Gold Medal - Bacchus International Wine Contest 2017.

Ángeles de Amaren 2010:

Enterwine 91. Peñín 93. Tanzer 91.

Ángeles de Amaren 2008:

Peñín 93

Ángeles de Amaren 2007:

Peñín 92

 

Year 2013
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 16
Parker Score No
Peñin Score 92
Our Score 93
Media rating 93
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Tempranillo 85%, Graciano 15%.
Pairings Cooked foods, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Mushrooms, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, Vegitables sauces
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
  1. amaren review by Basso ostinato on 3/13/2019
    Value

    Very satisfactory Rioja. Flawless craftmanship.

  2. in Brooklyn review by Angels on 4/11/2018
    Value

    An old fav of mine. Classy Rioja!!

  3. angels review by H. Sutra on 11/2/2017
    Value

    Excellent value. Authentic Rioja character. Besides, the wine was released at the right moment. At 6 years of age, it is the perfect time to drink it.

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