Red Wine López Cristóbal Tinto Roble 2018

Red wine from Ribera del Duero. Tinta del País and Merlot aged for 3 months in oak and for 3 months in the bottle.
Oak. 3 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Merlot, Tinta del Pais,
90 90

Availability: In stock

€9.50
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The Bodegas López Cristóbal winery produces the wine López Cristóbal Tinto Roble from vineyards located at altitudes around 800 metres above sea level.

This Spanish red wine is made from a blend of Tinta del País (Tempranillo) and a touch of Merlot, grown in slimy-limestone soils. The vines are around 20 years of age.

Harvested by hand, after a traditional vinification this red wine from Ribera del Duero was aged for 3 months in new French oak barrels.

Finally, López Cristóbal Tinto Roble 2018 from Ribera del Duero was aged for a further 3 months in the bottle.

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Appearance

The red wine López Cristóbal Tinto Roble has an intense cherry colour with a violet rim.

Nose

This blend of Tempranillo and Merlot has an harmonious nose, with nuances of ripe red fruit, wild berries and undergrowth, plus some earthy remembrances and notes of cinnamon, clove and balsam.

Palate

Fresh and medium-bodied this oak red wine from Bodega López Cristóbal has a crisp acidity and a good grip. Spices, menthol, aromatic herbs and red berries. Lively tannins and medium, elegant finish.

Our personal opinion

Juicy and straightforward, López Cristóbal Tinto Roble 2018 is an optimal everyday wine.

OTHER VINTAGES

López Cristóbal Tinto Roble 2017:

Enterwine 90. Peñín 90.

López Cristóbal Tinto Roble 2016:

Enterwine 91.

López Cristóbal Tinto Roble 2015:

Enterwine 90.

López Cristóbal Roble 2014:

Peñín 90.

López Cristóbal Roble 2013:

Peñín 92.

Year 2018
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Ageing Oak
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 3
Enterwine's Score 90
Media rating 90
Percentage of variety Tinta del País: 95%, Merlot: 5%
Pairings Cold meats, Eggs, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Poultry, Rice with meat, Roasted white meats, semi-curred cheese, Vegetables, Vegetables
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Appetizer, Barbecue, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues
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Fabulous value, goes straight up to my favourite list. Review by Stephen PK (Posted on 04/01/2019)
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It is always nice to discover a fresh, affordable Ribera. Congrats to the winery. Review by Phil Lector (Posted on 22/08/2017)
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