Wine Montecillo Crianza
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Tempranillo grape , Mazuela grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Rioja
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 18º C
- WINERIES: Osborne
- TASTING NOTES: COLOR: Intense cherry red color of medium-high layer, very clean and lively, which denotes its youth. The nose is very powerful, fruity, sweet with aromas of American wood that provides notes of coffee with milk and a background of liquor of the Tempranillo variety. In the mouth it is soft, very wide and expressive. Long and elegant finish, note wooden notes
- BARREL AGING: 18 months
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Montecillo Crianza, a classic, complex and balanced Rioja wine
Special features of the wine:
Elaboration of Montecillo Crianza
Selective collection and incubating by vineyards and varieties. Each varietal is made separately. Alcoholic fermentation very respectful with the grape thanks to the Ganímede technology used in Tempranillo. The other varieties ferment in steel tanks of small capacity at controlled temperature. Malolactic in underground cement tanks.
What kind of wine is Montecillo Crianza
It came with aging in American oak barrels of 1 or 2 years of age, for 18 months. After finishing its aging in wood, the mixture of the three varietals is made and the wine is bottled. Refined in bottle before its release to the market at least 6 months.
The Orborne winery
The history of Osborne dates back to the late eighteenth century, when a young English merchant, named Thomas Osborne Mann, came to Cadiz land to market the wines of the area. He soon starts doing business in Puerto de Santa María and it is in this town where he founded his own winery that, more than 200 years later, he would become the great business group that is today, of fame and international recognition.
Denomination of Origin of Montecillo Crianza
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 receives this denomination of origin includes the autonomous communities of Rioja and the Basque Country.
The grapes produced in this denomination are: Tempranillo, Garnacha tinta, Mazuelo, Graciano and Maturana tinta
The 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.
Variety of grapes used in Montecillo Crianza
Variety: 85% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 5% Graciano
Wine pairing Montecillo Crianza
Ideal with tapas and skewers, red meats, sausages and spoon dishes. Perfect to drink by the glass
Occasions in which Montecillo Crianza is appropriate
In meals of celebrations and meetings of company.
Price / quality ratio Montecillo Crianza
Degree of alcohol of Montecillo Crianza
13th, 5th graduation
Optimal serving temperature of Montecillo Crianza
Service temperature: 18ºC
Montecillo Crianza wine awards
Silver medal . Mundus Vino (2015)
Commended. International Wine Challenge (2011)
Double Gold Medal China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value (2010)
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