Viña Real Crianza 2016

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  657411
$16.95
RP
91
Viña Real Crianza 2016 from LCBO
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    The bottle I tasted of the 2016 Viña Real Crianza is a blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano from Rioja Alavesa that fermented destemmed in stainless steel with neutral yeasts and matured in French and American oak barrels for 13 to 14 months, during which time it was racked every five or six months. It's expressive, deliciously aromatic, floral and elegant, reflecting a cool year that delivered fresh wines that seem to be very approachable early on. 2016 is a pretty vintage, but this wine is not banal; it has depth and complexity that's remarkable for the price point. The palate is fresh and balanced, with fine tannins. Drink date: 2019-2022. Score - 91. (Luis Gutiérrez, robertparker.com, June 28, 2019)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    August 8, 2020
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Rioja, Spain
    By:
    CVNE
    Sugar Content:
    3 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Style:
    Full-bodied & Smooth

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    August 8, 2020
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Rioja, Spain
    By:
    CVNE
    Sugar Content:
    3 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Style:
    Full-bodied & Smooth
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