Red Wine Marqués del Puerto Crianza 2018
Crianza red wine from La Rioja. Blend of Tempranillo and Mazuela aged in French and American oak barrels for 12 months.
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A versatile Spanish red wine from La Rioja, Marqués del Puerto Crianza is produced by bodega Marqués del Puerto following traditional methods.
A blend of Tempranillo and Mazuela (Carignan), this red wine from La Rioja is sourced exclusively from estate vineyards.
Hand-harvested and destemmed before being crushed, the grapes were cold-macerated and fermented in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature.
After that, the red wine Marqués del Puerto Crianza 2018 was aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels.
Finally, this Crianza red wine was aged for a further months in the bottle hitting the market.
Pair with legume recipes, cured cheeses and casseroles.
The red wine Marqués del Puerto Crianza is deep ruby with a garnet rim.
Primary aromas of sour cherries and blackcurrants, typical of a blend of Tempranillo and Mazuela, with some hints of clove, vanilla, herbs and fine wood.
Smooth-bodied and pleasant, this wine of bodega Marqués del Puerto is substantial and flavouful, with good acidity and some complexity. Long finish with an aftertaste of herbs, spices and cherry fruit.
|Our personal opinion||
Balanced and pleasant, Marqués del Puerto Crianza 2018 is a nice traditional Rioja with a modern twist.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Type of ageing||Months in French and American oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||12|
|Other guides||Decanter WWA 2022: Bronze Medal & 86 points.|
|Percentage of variety||Tempranillo, Mazuela.|
|Pairings||Birds, Cold meats, Combination of all types of foods, Cured cheeses, Grilled red meats, Hamburgers , Pasta with red sauce and meat, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Rosted piglet, semi-curred cheese, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, Vegetables, White meat with gravy|
|Taste||Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky|
|Occasion||Aperitif, Appetizer, Barbecue, Because you deserve it, Dinner with friends, Family reunion|