Red Wine Viña Alberdi Crianza 2018 Magnum
Crianza red wine from La Rioja in magnum format. Varietal Tempranillo aged for 2 years in American oak barrels.
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As the name indicates, Viña Alberdi Crianza Magnum is the 1.5 litres format of one of the best-known wines from bodega La Rioja Alta.
A varietal Tempranillo, this Spanish red wine is produced from estate-owned vineyards located in the villages of Rodezno and Labastida, between 500 and 600 metres above sea level. Grown in clay-limestone soils, the vines are over 30 years old.
Picked by hand, the grapes were destemmed, lightly crushed and transferred into stainless steel tanks. After completing alcoholic and malolactic fermentations, this Crianza red wine was transferred into American oak barrels built in the cooperage of the winery, and aged for a period of 24 months.
The first 12 months Viña Alberdi Crianza 2018 Magnum was aged in new oak barrels. The last 12 months, the wine matured in 4th year barrels. Overall, it was racked 4 times.
It is advisable to aerate this Rioja Crianza 30-40 minutes before drinking.
Clean and bright, the wine Viña Alberdi Crianza Magnum is cherry red with a rosy rim.
This is a transparent, appealing varietal Tempranillo. Raspberries and mulberries, with remembrances of toffee, vanilla and moka, hints of toast and aromatic herbs, and an earthy suggestion.
This magnum wine from La Rioja Alta is above all yummy and drinkable, though some complexity is beginning to unfold. Excellent balance and fresh acidity, with smooth tannins and a creamy and fruity finish.
|Our personal opinion||
If there is a wine that delivers amazing quality for money, that is Viña Alberdi Crianza 2018 Magnum.
Viña Alberdi Crianza 2015 Magnum:
Enterwine 90. Parker 91. Guía Peñín 92.
|Bottle size||1,5 l|
|Should this wine be decanted?||30 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in American oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||24|
|Other guides||J.Suckling 93.|
|Pairings||bluefish, Cod, Cured cheeses, Eggs, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Meat and vegitables, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Roasted chicken, Roasted foods, Roasted white meats, Soups, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews|
|Taste||Light, easy to drink, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Appetizer, Barbecue, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion|