Wine Azpilicueta Crianza
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Tempranillo grape , Graciano grape , Mazuela grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Rioja
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5º
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 14º-16º
- WINERIES: Azpilicueta
- TASTING NOTES: Cherry red, good intensity, lively with golden sparkles. Clean and bright. The nose is perfumed where the notes of fruit stand out, on a background of toasted wood and soft aromas of vanilla, coconut and spices. In the mouth it is soft and pleasant.
- BARREL AGING: 12 months
- MARK / PRODUCER: Azpilicueta
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We are before a wine made with three types of grapes, Tempranillo, Mazuelo and Graciano.
Elaboration Azpilicueta crianza
The harvest is done manually. Its fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 25º. The maceration process is 12 days. It completes its aging during 6 months in the bottle.
Type of wine Azpilicueta crianza
Red wine aged for 12 months in American and French oak barrels.
Feelings of the wine Azpilicueta crianza
Red aging wine, bright and aromatic. The grapes used, bring freshness and joy to the wine. It is a wine with a body.
The winery Azpilicueta
Founded in 1881 by Félix Azpilicueta Martínez, a very relevant person in La Rioja. It was one of the first exporters of Rioja wines.
This winery has become one of the referents of Rioja wines around the world.
Denomination of Origin La Rioja
It belongs to the DO Rioja, a name that dates from the late nineteenth century, but is not officially formed until 1925. The area that hosts this designation of origin covers the autonomous communities of Rioja and Basque Country. The grapes that are produced in this denomination are: Tempranillo, Garnacha tinta, Mazuelo, Graciano and Maturana tintaThe wines of this denomination are characterized for being fresh, aromatic wines, with an excellent ship and above all they are very balanced wines.
Rioja wines are easy to drink wines.
The tempranillo, graciano, and mazuelo grapes
The wine is made with tempranillo, graciano and mazuelo grapes. These grapes give the wine a peculiar character.
Wine pairing Azpilicueta crianza
It is a wine to drink with all kinds of meats, roasts and sausages.
Accompanies well with rice, vegetables and mushrooms.
Occasions to take Azpilicueta crianza
Wine to give or to enjoy in some celebration
Value / Price ratio of Azpilicueta crianza
Good value for money
Graduation and service temperature
Alcoholic graduation of 13, 5º is recommended to take it at a temperature of 14º-16º.
Awards of Azpilicueta crianza
90 points in the Peñin Guide 2018
"A soft red wine, with a lot of balance and pleasant."
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