Ribera del Duero
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|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2016 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Tempranillo, Tinto Fino|
|James Suckling Score:||96|
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.
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%
How to serve
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.More about the Winery
Reviews of Alión 2016
The red and violet edges were visible for me. Slight smell of tea in this Ribera del Duero. A surprising fruity wine.
Vega Sicilia Aliôn 2017
A wine to be paired with "Tapas".
I drank it with my ex.