Azpilicueta Crianza 201675cl
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|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2016 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Graciano, Mazuelo, Tempranillo|
Description of Azpilicueta Crianza 2016
Azpilicueta Crianza 2016 (Graciano, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)
- View: a cherry red colour, with good intensity, lively with golden highlights. Clean and bright.
- Nose: perfumed nose where the fruit notes stand out, over a background of toasted oak and delicate aromas of vanilla, coconut and spices.
- Mouth: smooth, well-balanced and elegant.
VINEYARD: it's located in Fuenmayor, in Rioja. More than 800 Has. planted on an irregular topography, with a huge diversity of altitudes, soil and facing. All this means there are some different micro-climates and, consequently, some slight differences between different grapes of one same variety.
GRAPES: Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo.
AGEING: this wine was aged for 12 months in American and French oak barrels, with a predominance of American oak over French. Completing its ageing with a minimum period of 6 months in bottle.
PREPARATION: hand harvested. Fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of around 25ºC It's been macerating approximately 12 days.
PAIRING: ideally paired with charcuterie, rice dishes, vegetables, mushrooms, white and red meats.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 15-16ºC
How to serve
Bodegas Azpilicueta is the result of the evolution and adaptation to the changing times, since its origins in 1881. In the early 1990’s, for instance, they decided to reinvent themselves developing a new range of wines with the aim of defining a modern guideline to be followed in their new bodega they were working in, as well as to recuperate the style of the classic crianzas and reservas of the region.More about the Winery