Name:                               Luis Alegre Crianza
 
Producer:                          Bodegas Luis Alegre
 
Zone/D.O.:                        Rioja
 
Type:                                 Crianza
 
Year/Vintage:                   2014 (B)
 
Grape Variety:                   90% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano,
                                          5% Garnacha
 
Alcohol content:                13,5 %
 
Service Temperature:       16 – 18 ºC
 
Optimun Consumation:     2019 – 2020
 
Price (aprox.):                   9,75 €      
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Winemaking Process

925 barrels to enhance the quality of our Crianza. Hand harvest , from vineyards with an average age of 45 years. Quality controls and timing of when the grapes are harvested to get the optimum fruit are put in place by the agricultural engineer. Fermentation and maceration with the skins for 15 days. Aged 14 months in American and French Oak barrels; 50% being new and the oldest a maximum of 4 years old.

 


Tasting Note

Garnet colour, clean and bright. Cherry, thyme and black pepper aromas on a balsamic background, hints of vanilla and cinnamon. In the palate it is silky, with elegant tannins and a nice acidity giving freshness, length and persistency.

 

Pairing

Stuffed aubergines, Cold meat, Veal round, Sheep cheese, Soft cheese, Pasta with meat sauce, Beans and pulses, Grilled red meats, Roasts, Stew.

Luis Alegre Crianza

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