Bodegas López Cristobal, Tinto Crianza, 2011

Ribera del Duero, Castilla y Leon, Spain

Bodegas López Cristobal, Tinto Crianza, 2011

Ribera del Duero, Castilla y Leon, Spain

Volume

Bottle

  • Bottle
  • Case of 6
  • Case of 12
£16.99
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Total

£16.99

Information
Grape Varietes: Tempranillo 95%, Merlot 5% Wine Style: Full Bodied Red Winemaker: Galo López Optimum Drinking: 2016-2020 Reviewer Rating: 92 Reviewer: CFW Code: 102555 Alcohol: 13.5%
Estate Notes

López Cristóbal’s award winning Crianza is a modern Ribera classic from a lovely family winery. A red of rare power, elegance and refinement derived from high altitude vines that soak up the sun and benefit from cool night-time temperatures.

The Tinto Crianza is aged for 12 months in French and American oak, which add structure and complexity. All the grapes are hand-picked.

Reviews

Very attractive colour & depth. Open, fleshy, ripe red fruits – currant, cherry, spice, more oak in evidence, but well melded and integrated and more mocha/chocolate/vanilla/new oak style. Ripe, good spice and very attractive creaminess – again predominant red fruits, but with some underlying blackcurrant, velvety, creamy, choc/mocha tannins. Good persistence and structure, and appealing more-ish vitality.