With Viña Magna Crianza we are able to offer a representative of Spain's quality red wines: red Tempranillo from one of Spain's most prestigious winemaking regions: Ribera del Duero.
Winemaking: Harvest by hand in 12-kg crates, sorted on arrival. Moved along the process by gravity for maximum organoleptic quality of the wine. Cold maceration for 5 days at 5°C. Alcoholic fermentation at 26-28°C. Malolactic fermentation in stainless-steel tanks and in new oak barrels. Ageing for 15 months at 14°C in new French oak with 75% humidity. Stirring the lees every 15 days. Bottled in May 2018.
Winter and spring were marked by mild temperatures and copious rainfall. Summer was very dry with high temperatures. The water reserves of the plant and a month of October with no rainfall and ample temperature alternations, resulted in an abundant harvest of great quality. The resulting wine features intensity of red fruits on the nose and an elegant and fresh palate.
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Oak ageing ('crianza')
|Bodega||Dominio de Basconcillos|
|Spain geographical indications||DO Ribera d Duero|
|Production area||Gumiel de Izán, Burgos|
|Grape varieties||90% Tinta del país or Tempranillo 10% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Type of wood||new French oak|
|Alcohol % by Vol.||14.5 %|
|Soil type||loamy-sandy, clay-calcareous|
|Wine colour||Cherry red|
|Wine descriptors||Firm, Layered, Velvety, Lush, Concentrated|
|Wine moments||celebrations, tapas, lunch, dinner party, dinner, barbecue|
|Food & wine pairing||chocolate pudding, casseroles, beef, sausage and charcuterie, pork, paella, oily fish, meat pies, lamb, game, Spanish ham|
|Tasting notes||blackberry, Red currant, Liquorice, Coffee, Cloves|