Inurrieta Cuatrocientos is a bold, pleasant and straightforward Spanish red wine.
Produced by Bodegas Inurrieta, this time the usual blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Graciano has been complemented with Syrah and Tempranillo. All them grapes come from vineyards located at 400 metres above sea level.
After a traditional vinification, this wine of the DO Navarra was aged for 14 months in American and French oak barrels from Allier.
This Crianza red wine Inurrieta Cuatrocientos 2015 will improve in the bottle for 4-5 years.
Decant 30 minutes before drinking.
Inurrieta Cuatrocientos has a cherry colour with a ruby rim.
The nose of this Crianza red wine by Bodegas Inurrieta suggests aromas of red berries, clove, laurel, sweet spices, leather and some balsamic nuances.
This red wine from Navarra is extremely pleasant, fresh and well-balanced. Lively acidity, ripe tannins and yummy remembrances of red and black fruit. Long finish.
|Our personal opinion||
Inurrieta Cuatrocientos 2015 is intense, reasonably priced and rewarding.
Inurrieta Cuatrocientos 2014:
Blend of Cab. Sauvignon, Merlot and Graciano. Enterwine 91. Peñín 89.
Inurrieta Cuatrocientos 2013:
Gold Medal-China Wine & Spirit Awards 2016. Silver Medal-Decanter 2016. Enterwine 92.
Inurrieta Cuatrocientos 2012:
Silver Medal-Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2015. Bronze Medal-International Wine & Spirits Competition 2015. Commended Wine-International Wine Challenge 2015.
Inurrieta Cuatrocientos 2011:
Blend with Syrah and Grenache. Silver Medal-International Wine Challenge 2014. Silver Medal-Mundus Vini 2014
Inurrieta Cuatrocientos 2010:
Silver Medal-Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2013. Silver Medal-Mundus Vini 2013.
Inurrieta Cuatrocientos 2009:
Silver Medal-Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2013. Gold Bacchus 2012.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||30 minutes before serving|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||No|
|Is this product free of sulfites?||No|
|Type of ageing||Months in French and American oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||14|
|Name of Award||Mundus Vini 2017: Medalla de Oro.|
|Percentage of variety||Cabernet Sauvignon 36%, Merlot 27%, Graciano 25%, Syrah 6%, Tempranillo 6%.|
|Pairings||Birds, Civet, Cod, Cured cheeses, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Vegitables sauces|
|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|
Excellent red wine. Fully worth the price.
A super bargain!! Smooth and tasty.