Produced by Bodegas San Esteban, the first cooperative winery in Rioja, it is made from grapes harvested at their optimal ripening point.
Then the grapes were destemmed, cold-soaked and fermented in stainless steel tanks with periodic pump-overs and punch-downs.
The Spanish red wine Tierras de Murillo Crianza 2016 was aged for 12 months in American oak barrels, new and used, and finally aged for a further months in the cellar prior to its commercial release.
Drink this Crianza red wine from La Rioja until 2023.
The red wine Tierras de Murillo Crianza has a clean, bright, medium cherry-coloured robe with a garnet rim.
Nicely balanced, this varietal Tempranillo by Bodegas San Esteban shows notes of ripe strawberries, black pepper, liquorice and balsam, underpinned by mineral undertones and some earthy remembrances.
This Crianza red wine from La Rioja is pleasant and smooth, but also full of vigour. Notes of strawberries, blackcurrants, Arabica coffee, liquorice, sesame and underbush. Long, spicy finish.
|Our personal opinion||
A remarkable value, Tierras de Murillo Crianza 2016 is a classic, highly drinkable Rioja.
Tierras de Murillo Crianza 2015:
Tierras de Murillo Crianza 2014:
Enterwine 92. Peñín 88.
Tierras de Murillo Crianza 2013:
Tierras de Murillo Crianza 2012:
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||No|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||No|
|Is this product free of sulfites?||No|
|Type of ageing||Months in American oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||12|
|Name of Award||No|
|Percentage of variety||No|
|Pairings||Bull meat, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Cow´s cheese, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Grilled white meats, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Stews, Stuffed Chicken, Vegetables|
|Taste||Light, easy to drink, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Appetizer, Barbecue, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues|
Good everyday Rioja. Nice fruit, smooth palate.