Red Wine Protos Crianza 2018 Mágnum

Crianza red wine from Ribera del Duero. Varietal Tinta del País aged for 12 months in oak and for 12 months in the bottle.

Crianza. 12 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 1,5 l
Grapes Varieties: Tinta del Pais,
Wineries: Bodegas Protos
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€34.90
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One of the most representative wines from DO Ribera del Duero, Protos Crianza Mágnum comes in a 1.5-litre bottle, a key feature that guarantees a longer and steadier ageing process.

A varietal Tinta del País, this Spanish red wine is made from grapevines over 25 years of age. In order to reduce yields and optimize sun exposure, the plants are green pruned at the beginning of every growing season

Once the grapes were brought to the facilities of Bodegas Protos, they were first destemmed and gently crushed. Then the wine must was fermented in stainless steel tanks, with pump-downs of the solid skin cap and punch-overs of the underlying wine juice performed on a daily basis.

After that, this red wine from Ribera del Duero was aged for 12 months in one third new, one third 2nd year, and one third 3rd year French and American oak barrels.

Finally, Protos Crianza 2018 Mágnum was aged for a further year in the cellar prior to its commercial release.

Aerate this Crianza red wine at least half an hour before drinking.

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Appearance

The wine Protos Crianza Magnum is medium purple with a garnet rim.

Nose

Deep and intense, this Tinta del País suggests aromas of plums, blackberries and cranberries, with hints of Jamaican pepper, toffee, fine wood and sweet spices. There are some floral and balsamic overtones as well.

Palate

Palate-caressing and inviting, this wine from Bodegas Protos has a remarkable freshness, and an acidity that announces a long life. Wild berries, cocoa, undergrowth and spices combine in a most gracious manner. Long finish with spicy and balsamic remembrances.

Our personal opinion

A wine with a long life ahead, Protos Crianza 2018 Mágnum is great with roasted meats, casseroles and Ibérico ham.

OTHER VINTAGES

Protos Crianza 2017 Magnum:

Enterwine 91. Guía Peñín 92. J. Suckling 91.

Protos Crianza 2016 Magnum:

Enterwine 92. Guía Peñín 92.

Protos Crianza 2015 Magnum:

Enterwine 93.

Protos Crianza 2014 Magnum:

Enterwine 91. Peñín 93.

Protos Crianza 2012 Magnum:

Enterwine 91. Peñín 91.

Protos Crianza 2011 Mágnum:

Peñín 93.

Year 2018
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 1,5 l
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides Decanter WWA 2022 - Gold Medal & 95 points.
Mono-Varietal Tinta del País
Pairings Cold meats, Cooked foods, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Paté, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted pork, Stews, Vegetables, Vegetables
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Barbecue, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues, To bring to an engagement
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