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Ribera del Duero

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, Tinto Fino
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 15%
Ageing: Reserva
James Suckling Score: 96
The winery Bodegas Alión elaborates this Alión 2016 (£62.10), a red wine from Ribera del Duero that is made of tinto fino and tempranillo of 2016 and shows an alcoholic content of 15%. The Alión 2016 is the ideal red to combine with red meat and meat. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and has also robert parker: 95 and peñín: 94.

Description of Alión 2016

Alión 2016 (Tempranillo and Tinto Fino)


  • 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.



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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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Muy bueno. Merece la pena lo que vale.
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Alión 2016

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

En bra röd att avsluta måltiden med. Med ett engagemang.
Ser ut att vara ett ungt rött vin. Denna Vega Sicilia luktade kaffe. Den har en varm smak.
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Alion Cosecha 2016

4 /5

Rubi com orlas cor-de-telha. Boas notas de toffee.Continuei a sentir o sabor durante um bom bocado.
Bom vinho, mas eu não o teria acompanhado com peixe.
A minha melhor amiga conhecia-o, foi ela quem o recomendou.
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Alion Cosecha 2016

Reviews of other vintages of Alión 201602017020141


We didn't pair it well, but the wine was good. At a friend's wedding.
The red and violet edges were visible for me. Slight smell of tea in this Ribera del Duero. A surprising fruity wine.
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Sarah Carter
Vega Sicilia Aliôn 2017


Deep colour at first sight. It has aromas that reminded me of white roses.Very light flavour.
A wine to be paired with "Tapas".
I drank it with my ex.
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Edward Collins
Alión Reserva 2014

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