Viña Amezola Crianza 2016

Bodegas Amézola de la Mora (Rioja)

£220.08 + £185.43 Shipping (14 - 20 days)

£220.08 + £185.43 Shipping (14 - 20 days)

£220.08 + £185.43 Shipping (14 - 20 days)

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The winery Bodegas Amézola de la Mora elaborates this Viña Amezola Crianza 2016 (£220.08), a red wine from Rioja vinified with tempranillo, graciano and cariñena from 2016 and shows an alcoholic content of 14%. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points.
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During the 1970s and '80s Iñigo and Javier Amézola began the story of Bodegas Amézola de la Mora of which Maria and Cristina, the daughter and niece of the founders, are now in charge. In 1999, they became the youngest winery women of all Spain and being in charge of one of the only three chateaux of La Rioja is a task that they perform wonderfully.

The wineries have sixty hectares of vineyards located around the winery in the style of the chateaux of France and they produce by themselves, using their own vineyards to make their wines, DOC Rioja. From the poor and calcareous soils of the terroir of the cellars sprout excellent Tempranillo, Graciano, Viura and Marzullo grapes, which give wines of high acidity and intense color.

From the wines of these wineries we invite you to discover the Viña Amezola Crianza 2016, made with 85% Tempranillo grapes, 5% Graciano and 10% Mazuelo. This bright red wine with DO Rioja had a fifteen month aging in mixed oak barrels (60% American and 40% French), something that is evident in its aromas of oak wood, red berries and sweet blackberries.

Technical sheet · Viña Amezola Crianza

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja,Spain)
Winery: Bodegas Amézola de la Mora
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cariñena, Graciano, Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Bodegas Amézola de la Mora

Viña Amezola Crianza 2016 (Cariñena, Graciano and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: it is bright red. Medium-high layer and dense tear.
  • Nose: Fine and elegant aroma. With notes of red fruit jam of mature forest, with oak nuances of his upbringing.
  • Mouth: good fruity with hints of licorice. Broad, balanced and persistent.

APPELLATION: Rioja D.O.Ca. Rioja, La Rioja, Spain.VINEYARD: Bodegas Amézola de la Mora. Since the 70s they decided to return to the family winemaking tradition and today have more than 50 hectares of vineyards located in the town of Torremontalbo with an average age between 30 and 40 years. Their vineyards are characterized by clayey, chalky and stony, especially for the cultivation of varieties with which produce their wines such as: Tempranillo, Graciano, Viura and Mazuelo.GRAPES: 85% Tempranillo, 10% Mazuelo 5% Graciano.

AGEING: the wine is aged in barrels of 225 liters of French oak (40%) and American (60%) oak barrels for 15 months before bottling.PREPARATION: Vintage Tempranillo, Mazuelo and Graciano is done manually once it has reached its optimum ripeness. They are moved to the warehouse where stripping is performed, then maceration takes place for 48 hours, followed by a process of double fermentation in tanks, at controlled temperature for 28 days. Malolactic fermentation is performed naturally.

PAIRING: roasts, game dishes, blue fish, salads, ham, pâté, sausages and hard cheeses.TEMPERATURE SERVICE RECOMMENDED: 16 °C.ALCOHOL: 14.0%

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Posted on at 12.19

4/5

Bodegas Amézola de la Mora Viña Amezola Crianza 2016

Fine-grained tannins are complemented by oozing dark blackberry fruit and lifted by red fruit freshness which mirrors the elegant nose. The wine has hints of vanilla spice and nutmeg which are beautifully combined with generous, ripe fruit notes.
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Posted on at 20.06

4 /5

This red wine has a chestnut background. I drank in several day after I first opened it and, even though the days, it tasted good.
Very good acidity.
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Viña Amezola Crianza 2015

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson

4/5

I took the Bodegas Amézola de la Mora wine with grilled vegetables. Viña Amezola Crianza is the first wine I drank with my parents.
Nice colour. Main smell of caramel. Passes easily across the...
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RiojaWineShop
RiojaWineShop

4/5

Amézola de la Mora, S.A., Bodegas Paraje Viña Vieja, s / n, 26359 Torremontalbo (La Rioja) Harvest: 2014 dry year that involved a short but excellent harvest, with great concentration...
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Reviews about Viña Amezola Crianza 2014

Kristy Parker
Kristy Parker

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Viña Amezola Crianza 2014:
- View: deep bright red.
- Nose: Fine and elegant nose with notes of jam berries well assembled with oak.
- Mouth: good fruit, voluminous, balanced and...
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Reviews about Viña Amezola Crianza 2011

Silvana Bradley
Silvana Bradley

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Viña Amezola Crianza 2011:
- View: bright red medium-high layer.
- Nose: Fine and elegant nose, flashes of fruit and spice notes, vanilla and musks.
- Mouth: easy on the palate and...
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Reviews about Viña Amezola Crianza 2005

John Mccarthy
John Mccarthy

4/5

Opaque red. Dominating scent of red currant. Sweet and fruity taste.
A wine to be paired with "Tapas"
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I drank it with my brothers and a friend of mine.
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