Red Wine El Vínculo Crianza 2018

Crianza red wine from La Mancha. Varietal old-vines Tempranillo aged for 18 months in American oak barrels and for 6 months in the bottle.

Crianza. 18 Months in American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: La Mancha
Grapes Varieties: Tempranillo,
Wineries: El Vínculo
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Product Description

This is the new vintage of El Vínculo Crianza, one of the wine projects of the late Alejandro Fernández, the father of legendary Pesquera from Ribera del Duero. 

A varietal Tempranillo, as all of Mr. Fernández's wines, this Spanish red wine comes from DO La Mancha.

Made from old vines, it shows the potential of Don Quixote's land to produce quality wines.

Harvested by hand and selected in the cellar, this Crianza red wine from bodega El Vínculo was traditionally vinified and then aged for 18 months in American oak barrels.

After that, El Vinculo Crianza 2018 was aged for a further 6 months in the cellar prior to its commercial release.

Decant 30 minutes before drinking.

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Additional Information

The red wine El Vínculo is medium purple with a bluish rim.


Intense aromas of ripe black fruit - mulberries and bilberries - characteristic of the Tempranillo variety, with notes of aromatic herbs, sweet spices and toast.


Fresh and well-structured, this wine of El Vínculo has a very good acidity and some ripe, mellow tannins. Wil berries with touch of cinnamon and vanilla, all the way to a long finish.

Our personal opinion

A little-known wine from a well-known producer, El Vínculo Crianza 2018 will match perfectly with a lamb stew.


El Vínculo Crianza 2017:

Enterwine 90.

El Vínculo Crianza 2013:

Enterwine 90.

El Vínculo Crianza 2010:

Enterwine 91.

Year 2018
Type Red
D.O. La Mancha
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 18
Enterwine's Score 90
Media rating 90
Other guides Decanter WWA 2022: 86 points & Bronze Medal.
Name of Award Silver Medal Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2022.
Mono-Varietal Tempranillo
Pairings Birds, Bull meat, Civet, Cooked foods, Game animals, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Specialty plates, Steak Tartare, Stew, Stews, Vegetables
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner
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