Red Wine Artuke Pies Negros 2020

Crianza red wine from La Rioja. Blend of Tempranillo and Graciano aged for 14 months in French and American oak barrels.
Crianza. 14 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Rioja
Grapes Varieties: Graciano, Tempranillo,
P 92/92+ ñ 92 92 92

Availability: In stock

Product Description

Made by Bodegas y Viñedos Artuke, Artuke Pies Negros is part of the "Vinos de Pueblo" (village wines) collection.

A blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Graciano, this Spanish red wine from La Rioja is made from vineyards 30 to 90 years old located in the town of Ábalos, on the southern foothills of Sierra Cantabria.

The winery practices an environmentally friendly viticulture and follows the principles of biodynamic farming in order to get a natural expression of the terroir.

Handpicked and meticulously selected, the grapes of this red wine from Rioja were macerated for 3-4 days in stainless steel tanks After the completion of alcoholic fermentation, and prior to finishing the malolactic, 15% of this Crianza red wine was transferred into new French oak barrels.

Finally, Artuke Pies Negros 2020 was aged for 14 months in 1st, 2nd and 3rd year French (80%) and American (20%) oak barrels.

Incidentally, the name of this wine ("Pies Negros" means "Black Feet") refers to the fact that the grapes used to produce it were stomped with bare feet.

Additional Information
Additional Information

The Rioja red wine Artuke Pies Negros is medium ruby with a purple rim.


Livelier than your usual Rioja, this blend of Tempranillo and Graciano smells of brambles and blackcurrants, with notes of liquorice, Jamaica pepper, vanilla and toast. Somehow reminiscent of a Beaujolais, but with a darker and deeper core.


Smooth on the palate, this wine from Bodegas y viñedos Artuke is full of black fruit, with spices and some balsamic notes. Crisp, tasty tannins, some hints of sweetness and a good acidity give way to a long finish with chocolate and tobacco remembrances.

Our personal opinion

The successful result of a low intervention approach to winemaking, Artuke Pies Negros 2020 will grow in the bottle over the next years.


Artuke Pies Negros 2019:

Enterwine 92.

Artuke Pies Negros 2018:

Enterwine 92. Parker 93. Guía Peñín 93.

Artuke Pies Negros 2017:

Enterwine 92. Parker 92.

Artuke Pies Negros 2016:

Enterwine 92. Parker. 91+.

Artuke Pies Negros 2015:

Enterwine 91. Parker 92.

Artuke Pies Negros 2013:

Peñín 91.

Artuke Pies Negros 2012:

Not released, as it did not reach the standards required by the winery.

Artuke Pies Negros 2011:

Peñín 92

Artuke Pies Negros 2010:

Peñín 93.

Year 2020
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 14
Parker's Score 92/92+
Peñin Score 92
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 92
Percentage of variety Tempranillo 90%, Graciano 10%.
Pairings bluefish, Cold meats, Cow´s cheese, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Rice with meat, Risotto, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Vegetables, Vegetables
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Appetizer, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
3 Reviews
After drinking this excellent Rioja, I've put the Artuke bodega under my radar. I will definitely buy its top tier wines.
Review by (Posted on 26 July 2018)
A real treat. The second day the wine was literally SINGING!! Real sense of place, super juicy fruit. Woow!!
Review by (Posted on 15 March 2018)
Sense títol
At a very competitive price! Good wine from Rioja.
Review by (Posted on 3 March 2016)
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