Alcorta Crianza

Alcorta Crianza
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Alcorta Crianza
Red wine Crianza. 6 months in bottle and 12 months in French and American oak barrels.
  • Winery: Alcorta
  • D.O.: Rioja
  • Variety: Tempranillo
  • Volume: 75 cl.

Available vintages of Alcorta Crianza

  • Alcorta Crianza 2013
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Characteristics of Alcorta Crianza

Alcorta Crianza is a red wine from D.O La Rioja produced by the winery Alcorta. This wine is a monovarietal of Tempranillo, the grape of excellence in La Rioja.

The grape for Alcorta Crianza is grown on 25 year old vines.
Alcorta Crianza undertakes the normal winemaking processes following family traditions and knowledge that has been acquired over the years.

Alcorta Crianza is aged for one year in French and American oak barrels.

Lastly, the winery Alcorta attempts to produce wines that are more fruity and velvety than usual.

Alcorta is a winery that is dedicated to exclusively producing aged wines: crianza, reserva and gran reserva. The oenologist, Elena Adell, is now one of the most highly regarded figures on the Spanish wine scene.

Alcohol: 13.5%
Serve at 16ºC
Pairing
Pâté, Rice with meat, Vegetables, Mushrooms, Roasts, White meat, Cold meat, Semi-mature Cheese, Grilled red meats

Tasting notes Alcorta Crianza

Sight Attractive and clear bright cherry colour Nose Intense and pleasant notes of red fruit and spicy touches. Taste Smooth and good body, sweet tannins and a long finish. Perseverant.
Sight Bright cherry red colour. Nose Aromas of red fruit and spices from the Tempranillo grapes. Taste Smooth and full-bodied. Sweet tannins. Very long.
Sight Bright cherry red colour. Nose Aromas of red fruit and spices from the Tempranillo grapes. Taste Smooth and full-bodied. Sweet tannins. Very long.
Sight Beautiful and intense dark cherry colour. Bright wine with thin tears. Nose This red wine shows a good aromatic intensity in the nose, which is reflected in the good balance between the notes of red fruit and the notes provided during the ageing (toasted and spiced notes). Taste It shows a soft attack and a silky and velvety mid palate. Great balance between the notes of fruit and wood. Medium body, correct acidity and sweet tannins. Long and persistent finish.
Sight Intense cherry red colour. Bright wine with fine tear.
Nose Good aromatic intensity reflected in the good balance of the aromas of red fruit and the characteristic notes provided by the oak (roasted and spices). Taste Soft red wine with a velvety mid palate. Good balance between fruit and wood notes. Full-bodied with sweet tannins. Long and persistent finish.
Sight Intense cherry red colour. Bright wine with fine tear.
Nose Good aromatic intensity reflected in the good balance of the aromas of red fruit and the characteristic notes provided by the oak (roasted and spices). Taste Soft red wine with a velvety mid palate. Good balance between fruit and wood notes. Full-bodied with sweet tannins. Long and persistent finish.
Sight Bright cherry red.
Nose Varietal aromas of red fruit and spices. Taste Soft-bodied, softly tannic.

Ratings

  • Decántalo 88
  • Decántalo 84
  • Decántalo 84
  • Decántalo 81
  • Peñin 87

Prizes

Decanter WWA 2012, Commended
Bacchus Spain 2012, Bacchus De Oro
Decanter IWC 2011, Commended
Medalla de Bronce Challenge International du Vin
Medalla de Bronce International Wine Challenge Londres

Ratings for the vintages from the D.O. Rioja

2014 Good
2013 Good
2012 Very good
2011 Excellent
2010 Excellent
2009 Very good
2008 Very good
2007 Very good
2006 Very good
2005 Excellent
2004 Excellent
2003 Good
2002 Good
2001 Excellent
2000 Good
1999 Good
1998 Very good
1997 Good
1996 Very good
1995 Excellent
1994 Excellent
1993 Good
1992 Good
1991 Very good
1990 Good
1989 Good
1988 Good
1987 Very good

Reviews

D.O. Rioja

Winery Alcorta

La Rioja is one of the most important areas of wine production in the world. It has a long history, and exceptional soils and climates.
From the Tempranillo and Grenache varieties they make great red wines that are masterfully aged which demonstrates the experience passed from generation to generation.

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