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Chafandín 2014

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Chafandín 2014

Characteristics

  • Crianza. 17 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14.5

Score

92
Enterwine Score 92
92
Media rating 92

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€25.00
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Details

A single varietal Tempranillo, Chafandín is also a single estate wine made from 40-year-old grapevines located in Pesquera del Duero, in the heart of Ribera del Duero.

After a meticulous harvest, the grapes of this Spanish red wine were gently crushed and the wine must was fermented for 12 days in stainless steel tanks.

Then this red wine from Ribera del Duero was macerated with the skins for over a period of 17 days, after which it completed malolactic fermentation in 300-litre French oak barrels. Finally, it was transferred into new oak barrels and aged for 17 months

Decant Chafandín 2014, produced by Viñas del Jaro, 30 minutes before drinking.

Drink through 2024.

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Chafandín has a clean, very bright, medium-high cherry-coloured robe with a garnet rim.

Nose

A purebred Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, with some intense, well-balanced aromas of cranberries and blueberries, alongside notes of fine wood and flowers, underpinned by some mineral undertones and hints of roasted coffee, cocoa and balsam.

Palate

Voluptuous and bold, this red wine by Bodegas del Jaro feels quite young and a bit impetuous, with plenty of room for growth. Rock-solid acidity, big structure and promising definition, with remembrances of wild berries, clean and pure, some mineral notions, and hints of undergrowth, spices and violets. Long, expansive finish.

Our personal opinion

A serious wine, Chafandín 2014 will improve considerably over the next years. Pair it with substantial meat dishes.

OTHER VINTAGES

Chafandín 2011:

Enterwine 92.

Year 2014
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17 grados
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 oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 17
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Tempranillo
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Bull meat, Chocolate, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Stew, Stews, Vegetables
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
  1. great ribera review by Master Chef on 12/20/2018
    Value

    This is one of those Riberas that needs time to settle. It is beginning to unfurl, letting itself loose and showing the tail like a peacock. Excellent.

  2. chafandin review by The whistler on 11/9/2017
    Value

    A top player in Ribera. Meaty, juicy, with a fresh core and a long, earthy finish. I think this will age sensationally well.

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