Ribera del Duero
Alión Magnum 2015Magnum
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|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2015 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Volume:||150cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Tempranillo, Tinto Fino|
Description of Alión Magnum 2015
Alión Magnum 2015 (Tempranillo and Tinto Fino)
- View: Intense cherry color with reddish hues.
- Nose: Exuberant slightly spicy aromas of red fruits, and accompanied by fine woody notes.
- Mouth: complex, fleshy entry, which evokes the fruit is its ripest. Creamy sensation on the palate and a long, lingering finish.APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero
VINEYARD: Bodegas Alión. This winery is part of one of the most important wine groups in the region of Ribera del Duero: Vega Sicilia. Its vineyards are 130 hectares, stationed on the banks of the Duero River, are located near the town of Padilla, which is part of the municipality of Peñafiel in the province of Valladolid, north of the Iberian Peninsula. The land is located at an altitude of 750 meters, they have deep soils with abundant quartzite gravels and a variety of other components that are washed down the river. Continental weather.
GRAPES: Tinto Fino (100%).
AGEING: Aged for 14-20 months in new French oak Bordelaise type. Once bottled, it rests at least 15 months in glass before being marketed.
PREPARATION: Manual harvest; the fruits are harvested in boxes of 12 kg which are immediately taken to the winery where they enter the sorting table. After a complete stripping of the clusters, the wort is subjected to alcoholic fermentation with temperature control in wooden vats until technicians considered having good polyphenol extraction, to improve the organoleptic properties of wine.
WINE PAIRING: Perfect to accompany grilled beef, especially cut sirloin; tripe and braised vegetables.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 18 °C
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 Magnum 2015
Instead I found myself too acidic, as happens with most Rioja. It is certainly a good wine that I could not see (or does not fit my personal taste, which comes to the same thing).