Bodega Matarromera - Spain - Castilla y Leon

Crianza -TOP 100 Wine Spectator - 2018

Crianza -TOP 100 Wine Spectator
Grape Variety : Tempranillo  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
Price : 47.00$
SAQ Code :  
Inventory : Cellier Collection  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Cardinal red colour with abundant purple hues in the heart, indicating excellent aging potential. Intense and very complex, fine aromas of ripe black fruits. Perfect balance with spicy and fine toasted wood notes. Tasty and flavourful, generous mid-palate and intense and persistent finish. Good structure of noble tannins and has the elegance and intensity typical of the best wines of Matarromera elaborated from the excellent grapes of Ribera del Duero

Wine Pairing :

Ripened cheese and ham, white and red meats, pasta or rice dishes

Winemaking :

  • Variety :Tempranillo 100%
  • Age of vines : 35- 40 years
  • Type of soil : Clay-limestone
  • Yield of vines : 5 500 kg/Hectare
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual in 12 kg cases
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel tank at 28°C for 10 to 14 days. 26 days on skins.
  • Maturation : 12 months in American and French oak barrels of about 1 year of age. Malolactic fermentation. Micro-oxygenation, without lees. A year in bottle months before it goes on the market.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Lightly filtered Bentonite
  • Cellar : 5- 8 years
  • Decanting : Yes
  • Serving temperature: 16-18°C
  • Sugar : 1gr/L

See the Press Review


Vintage 2018

  • Wine Enthusiast: 92 pts.
  • Wine Spectator: (TOP 100 en 2021) 91 pts.
  • Tim Atkin: 90 pts.

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