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Honorio Rubio Crianza

Honorio Rubio Crianza
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Honorio Rubio Crianza
Red wine Crianza. 12 months in French oak barrels.
Variety: Garnacha Tinta,  Tempranillo,  Mazuela
Designation of Origin: D.O.Ca. Rioja
Production area: La Rioja
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 13.5%
Red wine Crianza. 12 months in French oak barrels.
Variety: Garnacha Tinta,  Tempranillo,  Mazuela
D.O.Ca. Rioja (La Rioja)
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 13.5%
Fruity
Spicy
Young
Barrel
Light
Body

Characteristics of Honorio Rubio Crianza

Honorio Rubio Crianza is a red wine produced by the winery Honorio Rubio in Cordovín, D.O.Ca. La Rioja.

 

Honorio Rubio is a small family winery with more than 100 years of winemaking tradition. It is located in Cordovín, a village of Rioja Alta that is famous for its traditional pale rosé wine, clarete.

The winery has 15 hectares of its own vineyards and it manages approximately 50 hectares of the local winegrowing areas. Soils are varied. There are sandstones, clays and the common "cascajos" (gravelly soil), which are between 15 and 50 years old and located at 580-650 metres of altitude.

Honorio Rubio is a dynamic winery. They always have concerns, and are always searching for, trying and creating new oenological projects, with the aim of achieving their wines' excellence.

 

Honorio Rubio Crianza is a wine made from Tempranillo, Red Grenache, and Mazuelo, from the winery's own vines. Once the harvest has been performed, it is fermented in stainless steel deposits. It is macerated with its skins for the entire fermenting process. When it has concluded, it is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.

 

Honorio Rubio crianza is a balanced, round and elegant wine. Aromas of ripe red fruits with toasted and tobacco notes. A Rioja classic.

Serve at 15.0ºC
Contains sulphites
Pairing
Roasted red meats, Cold meat, Grilled red meats, Rice with meat

Tasting notes Honorio Rubio Crianza

After a winter with normal temperatures and rainfall for D.O.Ca Rioja, high temperatures in spring and summer market his year, as well as the absence of rain at the most dangerous times for the vineyard. These factors led to very healthy vines, but the harvest was brought forward three weeks on average. As a result, this year was rated as a very good one in the area, with the only drawback of not reaching full ripeness. Therefore, the wines from this vintage are those typical from Rioja, with a slightly higher alcoholic strength and a good balance between acidity and ripening.
It was a fairly balanced year until the harvest season arrived. The beginning of the cycle, in October, started with high temperatures, and it was not until mid-November that the first frosts began and the leaves of the vines began to fall to prepare for winter. Throughout the winter, rainfall was generous and water reserves could be secured for the growth cycle period. During the months of March and April, there was an increase in temperatures that led to the good sprouting of the plant. The growth cycle of the vines was suitable, and the sudden rise of temperatures resulted in quite a fast blooming. There was an optimal growth of the fruit, until the harvest season, when rains damaged the state of the grapes and caused a drop in production. This is a good vintage, but the last rains damaged the final result. The wines are good and can be drunk in the short- and mid-term, they have a medium body and material.

Ratings for the vintages from D.O.Ca. Rioja

2017 Very good
2016 Very good
2015 Very good
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
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Designation of Origin D.O.Ca. Rioja

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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