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Red Wine Dominio Fournier Crianza 2019

Crianza red wine from Ribera del Duero. Varietal Tinta del País aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.

Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Tinta del Pais,
Wineries: Dominio Fournier
ñ 93 91 92

Availability: In stock

€18.20
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Made solely from Tinta del País (Tempranillo), Dominio Fournier Crianza is produced by bodega Dominio Fournier, the branch of the prestigious González Byass winery in Burgos, DO Ribera del Duero. 

This varietal Spanish red wine was sourced from vineyards over 25 years old grown above 800 metres of altitude.

Hand-harvested at their optimal ripening state. the grapes went through two selection processes, one on site and the other upon receiving the grapes at the cellar.  cellar. Each parcel separately vinified in stainless steel tanks and wooden vats. First, each bunch of grapes was cold-macerated with dry ice, after which it went through alcoholic fermentation, with daily pump-overs to boost colour and tannin extraction.

Then, this red wine from Ribera del Duero was transferred into French oak barrels, where it completed malolactic fermentation with periodic stirrings of the lees.

Finally, Dominio Fournier Crianza 2019 was aged for 12 months in the barrels, after which it was blended and bottled.

Elegant and characteristic, this Crianza red wine should be decanted before drinking to enjoy it at its fullest.

Pair with meat recipes and aged cheeses.

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Appearance

The red wine Dominio Fournier Crianza is medium purple with some ruby reflections. 

Nose

Fresh and expressive, this varietal Tinta del País is balsamic and mineral, with exquisite aromas of bilberries and blackcurrants, notes of spices and liquorice, and a dash of vanilla and blue flowers.

Palate Nicely crafted, this wine from bodega Dominio Fournier is structured and well-defined, with gentle tannins, a lively acidity and excellent balance between fruit and oak. An overall sensation of freshness defines the palate, which ends with a toasted and spicy note.
Our personal opinion

A poised red wine, Dominio Fournier Crianza 2019 showcases the elegant side of Ribera del Duero.

Year 2019
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Peñin Score 93
Enterwine's Score 91
Media rating 92
Mono-Varietal Tinta del País
Pairings Aged cheeses, American bison cheese, Duck, Grilled white meats, Roasted chicken, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Sheep´s cheese, Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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