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Characteristics of Solagüen Crianza
Solagüen Crianza is a red wine from the D.O La Rioja produced by the winery Solagüen, belonging to the group Bodegas Labastida. This is a monovarietal form the grape Tempranillo, the most typical grape from La Rioja.
The selected grapes for Solagüen Crianza originate from vines that are 30 years of age and grow in vase. The vineyards are located at 450 to 550 meters of altitude and the harvest is completed by hand.
On entry to the winery, the grapes are destemmed and macerated at 8ºC. This process lasts for 120 hours.
Solagüen Crianza subsequently, receives the alcoholic fermentation process at a temperature constantly below 26ºC. Solagüen Crianza rests for a period of 12 months in 3rd year American oak and 2nd year French oak barrels.
The blending of the grapes is performed after the ageing process, the wine is then left to rest in the bottle before being sold on the market.
Serve at 17ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Pickled food, Cold meat, Semi-mature Cheese, Grilled red meats, Game birds, Rice with meat, Blue fish, Stews, Roasts
SightIntense cherry red.NoseAromas of red fruit and liquorice, combined with touches of cream and sweet milk and an oaky base. ComplexTasteTasty and strong. Undertones of red fruit, liquorice and cacao. Good volume and a correct acidity level. Intense and persistent finish.
SightDark cherry color with violet undertones.NoseRed fruits, cocoa, licorice, some spice and liquors. Fruit notes predominate compared to wood, hardly perceptible.TasteThis wine is full, rich and powerful. Velvety. Candied red fruits stand out. Final warm.
SightTone icing on the core layer covered with piping live. Modern in its intensity and vividness.NoseRed fruits, cocoa, licorice, some spice and liquors. Fruit notes predominate compared to wood, hardly perceptible.TasteSome of velvet to the touch, candied red fruit, macerated cherries and a little milk at the end.
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.