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Protos Crianza 2012 is a classic under the Spanish red wines and product of over 25-year-old vines. The wine cellar's name, Protos, is Greek and means "First" in English. With this name of choice Bodegas Protos shows its ambition to produce first-class wines in the appellation, Ribera del Duero. And you can truly say, that Protos Crianza 2012 doubtlessly lives up to this expectation.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2012 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Tempranillo, Tinta del País, Tinta Fina|
Elaboration of Protos Crianza 2012
Protos Crianza 2012 (Tempranillo, Tinta del País and Tinta Fina)
TASTING NOTES OF Protos Crianza 2012:
- View: nice cherry red, slightly purplish hues, well covered layer.
- Nose: Intense nose, red fruit aromas (cherry), spicy notes series (oregano), later delicate mineral nuances, blue flowers and finally a background of licorice.
- Mouth: Very pleasant on the palate, sweet, with a good fruit load, vanilla, fruit of its time in oak. Lingering finish.
APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero.
VINEYARD: Bodegas Protos
GRAPES: 100% Tempranillo.
PAIRING: sirloin steak dishes as Iberian pork with mustard sauce or jelly dishes like trotters.
TEMPERATURE: 16-17 °C.
How to serve
Protos, which comes from the Greek word for "FIRST", has the pride and the privilege of having found maturity and ease in the best and the foremost of the wineries in the area and of having been a recognized trademark all this time.More about the Winery
The sommelier's review
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Reviews of Protos Crianza 2012
Did not seem well with fish, I would have preferred a vegetable stew.
A friend invited me especially to try this Protos Crianza.
Buying wine online is easy at Uvinum, and I confirmed it when purchasing this red.
Rich in complexity.