Red Wine Orben 2019

Crianza red wine from La Rioja. Old-vines Tempranillo aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.
Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Rioja
Grapes Varieties: Tempranillo,
Wineries: Bodegas Orben
ñ 95 92 93

Availability: In stock

€19.55
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A modern-style Rioja, Orben is produced by Bodegas Orben, a brand of grupo Artevino.

A varietal Tempranillo, this Spanish red wine is sourced from 79 small parcels composed of sandy-limestone soils and planted between 1945 and 1954 in the heart of La Rioja Alavesa.

Harvested by hand, the grapes were meticulously selected, destemmed and fermented in stainless steel tanks.

Malolactic fermentation was carried out in tanks and oak barrels. After that, Orben 2019 was aged for 12 months in new and 2nd year French oak barrels (50/50).

Finally, this red wine from La Rioja was clarified, filtered and aged for 1 more year in the bottle.

Aerate this Crianza red wine 1 hour before drinking.

Additional Information
Additional Information
Appearance

The red wine Orben is deep ruby with a garnet rim.

Nose

This varietal Tempranillo brings aromas of balsam, resin and menthol, which are combined with notes of juicy red fruit, clove and cinnamon over an earthy and mineral background.

Palate

This red wine from Bodegas Orben has a meaty body sustained by a crisp acidity. Intense notes of red and black fruit, remembrances of balsam, menthol and garrigue and dim toasted and mineral nuances. This red wine has some mild tannins and a long, toasted finish.

Our personal opinion

Both powerful and drinkable, Orben 2019 is simply delightful. Be sure to aerate it 1 hour before drinking.

OTHER VINTAGES

Orben 2018:

Enterwine 92. Parker 91. Guía Peñin 94. J.Suckling 93. Decanter WWA 2021 - 93 points & Silver Medal.

Orben 2017:

Enterwine 92. Guía Peñín 94. J.Suckling 94.

Orben 2013:

Enterwine 92. Wine Spectator 95 (Best Spanish Wine 2019. No. 13 in WS's Top 100 Wines). Peñín 90.

Orben 2012:

Parker 90. Enterwine 93. Peñín 93.

Orben 2011:

Varietal Tempranillo. Peñín 93. Wine Spectator 94.

Orben 2010:

Blend with 3% Graciano. Parker 91.

Year 2019
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Peñin Score 95
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 93
Mono-Varietal Tempranillo
Pairings Birds, Bull meat, Cow´s cheese, Cured cheeses, Grilled red meats, Red meat with gravy, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Rosted piglet, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Vegetables
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
Reviews
2 Reviews
less oak is ok
Value
New-style Rioja. I found this less oaky and more fruit-driven than usual. Cool label. Very good.
Review by (Posted on 18 August 2017)
Sense títol
Value
very nice wine but I personally don't buy expensive wine as there are many good wine's for half the price. This was a gift of 6 bottles and I am on my first glass of the first bottle. It does pack a punch and will be excellent with red meat. Slante'!
Review by (Posted on 19 December 2015)
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