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Alión 2016

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)
Winery: Bodegas Alión
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Ageing: Reserva
The Alión 2016 (£55.10) is a red wine made by Bodegas Alión from Ribera del Duero that is based on the best of tempranillo of 2016 and shows an alcoholic strength of 14%. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and obtained the following scores: robert parker: 95 and peñín: 95.

Description of Alión 2016

Alión 2016 (Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: dark ruby ​​color with purple trim.
  • Nose: Aromas of red fruits, spices, dried fruit and toasted wood.
  • Mouth: Round Body, full, complex, elegant tannins. It has flavors of red fruits, spices and toasted wood tones. long, dry finish.

APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero.

VINEYARD: Vega Sicilia.

GRAPES: Tempranillo.

AGEING: 20 months in French oak barrels, followed by 15 months in bottle.

DEVELOPMENT: The grapes are harvested by hand and taken to the winery in small wooden boxes. The wine is fermented in small oak barrels for a period of 14 weeks at controlled temperatures. The wine is allowed to stand to get their best taste and aromatic characteristics.

PAIRING: Red meats, game meats, roasts, snacks, aged cheeses, chocolates.

TEMPERATURE: 15-18 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%

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The Winery

Bodegas Alión

Bodegas Alión

Bodegas Alion, with this new challenge, the Alvarez family wanted to demonstrate that the legendary winery could make modern wines according to tendencies in the 21st century. Elegant and modern as Ribera del Duero can be.

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Reviews of Alión 2016

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4 /5

A bright deep red color with streaks of violet. Full and elegant on the nose, with a wide range of aromas, such as vanilla, ripe fruits, compote and syrups. The palate is opulent and elegant with harmonious tannins providing a subtle backbone to the wine; great aromatic persistence in the mouth. Designed to drink well on release, the tannins will nevertheless support at least 10 years further ageing.
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Bodegas Alión Ribera del Duero 2016

4 /5

TASTING NOTES:View: dark ruby ​​color with purple trim.Nose: Aromas of red fruits, spices, dried fruit and toasted wood.Mouth: Round Body, full, complex, elegant tannins. It has flavors of red fruits, spices and toasted wood tones. long, dry finish.APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero.VINEYARD: Vega Sicilia.GRAPES: Tempranillo.AGEING: 20 months in French oak barrels, followed by 15 months in bottle.DEVELOPMENT: The grapes are harvested by hand and taken to the winery in small wooden boxes. The wine is fermented in small oak barrels for a period of 14 weeks at controlled temperatures. The wine is allowed to stand to get their best taste and aromatic characteristics.PAIRING: Red meats, game meats, roasts, snacks, aged cheeses, chocolates.TEMPERATURE: 15-18 °CALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%
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Reviews of other vintages of Alión 201620152012

4.5/5

Aromas of plums, bay leaf and vanilla. The palate is broad, silky and balanced. The legendary Vega Sicilia winery this wine is put your magic to reach more consumers. This wine has become its own merits in one of the classics of the Ribera del Duero. 93 points
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Alion 2015

4.5/5

Raspberry, cocoa, licorice, tasty, balanced, long. 93 points
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