Vivanco Crianza 2015

Bodegas Vivanco (Rioja)

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Wines from the Rioja region of Spain have a unique personality and quality that have made them famous around the world. From humble beginnings on what was just a small parcel of land in the Rioja a century ago, the Vivanco family has managed to survive and thrive, growing into a company that lives and breathes wine. It even offers a Museum of Wine Culture that is dedicated to the 8000 years of history shared between wine and man.

One of the first things that you will notice when looking at a bottle of Vivanco Crianza is the label. In the centre is a corkscrew, with its arms wide open, welcoming you to join it in this beautiful wine experience. This painting, Le Troubadour by none other than Joan Miró, currently hangs in the Vivanco Museum and is the perfect representation of what this award-winning wine has to offer.

Vivanco Crianza is a colourful and bold wine that is very balanced and elegant at the same time. The nuance in both flavour and aroma make it a joy to drink. A lot of work goes into every bottle of Vivanco Crianza and it shows. The mix of grapes in this cherry red wine make for a well-rounded wine that is perfect to pair with the food and company you deem fit.

Technical sheet · Vivanco Crianza

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2015 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja,Spain)
Winery: Bodegas Vivanco
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Maturana (2%), Graciano, Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%

Description · Bodegas Vivanco

Vivanco Crianza 2015 (Maturana, Graciano and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES OF Vivanco Crianza 2015:

  • View: Dynasty Vivanco Crianza 2015 is a wine with bright cherry red.
  • Nose: Intense aromas of fresh ripe fruit, elegant toasted and smoked aromas.
  • Mouth: fresh and sweet, long, persistent and balanced.

APPELLATION: Rioja

VINEYARD: Vivanco Dynasty

GRAPES: 100% Tempranillo

AGEING: 16 months in barrels of French and American oak, with periodic rackings and a minimum of 6 months in bottle.

PREPARATION: After a soft pressing, the must is encuba by gravity in small French oak vats where it ferments and macerated in contact with the skins at a controlled temperature of 28 °C, light receiving pumping for 20 days.

WINE PAIRING: Rice, beans, pasta and white and red meats.

TEMPERATURE: 14-18ºC

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5% Vol.

Bodegas Vivanco

The origins of the winemaking vocation of the Vivanco family date back to the year 1915; to the winemaking district of the village of Alberite, La Rioja, where Pedro Vivanco Gonzalez started to make wine for family use from his vineyards. In 1940 he bought a small wine cellar business in the same...

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Highlighted review about Vivanco Crianza 2015

Luis Ares Fondevila

Posted on at 12.49

5/5

Dinastía Vivanco Crianza 2015

I know him very well from long ago

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Juan Herranz Sanz

Posted on at 08.13

4 /5

Great wine. Very sober.
Lauren Scott

Posted on at 12.22

4 /5

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: bright cherry red
  • Nose: fruity aromas, red fruit, licorice, toasted notes, smoky, spicy and herbaceous
  • Mouth: elegant, expressive, fruity, long finish and persistent.

APPELLATION: Rioja.

VINEYARD: Vineyards of 15 to 20 years old located in different plots Briones, loamy soil-ferrous character.

GRAPES: Tempranillo.

AGEING: 16 months in barrels of French and American oak barrels with periodic decanting. Rested in bottle a minimum of 6 months.

Elaboration: Handpicked in small boxes of 10kg during the first week of October. Once in the winery wort gravity barreling in French oak vats, fermentation and maceration in contact with the skins at a controlled temperature of 28 °C for 20 days.

PAIRING: vegetables, roasted, grilled white meat, poultry, meats, oily fish, game birds and roast lamb.

TEMPERATURE: 16 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

Paul Wing

Posted on at 12.22

4 /5

The Vivanco Winery, based in Briones, located in La Rioja Alta on the banks of the Ebro River, is responsible for producing the exquisite Vivanco Crianza Dinastía 2015. This wine is made from grapes cultivated in vineyards that are between 15 and 20 years old and grown on a ferrous-clay soil.

Characteristically, each fruit represents the climatic and geographical conditions of the territory in which it is grown, and during the manufacturing process its natural properties are preserved to the maximum. This is guaranteed by exhaustive research carried out in the wineries to optimize viticultural practices.

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Reviews about Vivanco Crianza 2014

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

3.5/5

black fruit, vanilla, silky, balanced, light. 88 points

Reviews about Vivanco Crianza 2013

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

3.5/5

Plums, snuff, cinnamon, fleshy, round, friendly. 88 points

Reviews about Vivanco Crianza 2011

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

3/5

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