D.O.Ca. Rioja (La Rioja)
Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza is a red wine from Rioja produced by Bodega Classica. The winery belongs to the Vintae Group and is located on the slopes of San Vicente de la Sonsierra.
The climate in this area is continental and moderate, marked by a Cantabrian influence. Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza has received many accolades from Robert Parker's colleagues in Spain. According to Neil Martin, this is "a contemporary classic" and Luis Gutierrez, "for this level of quality, this wine is a bargain."
This wine is a blend of Tempranillo, Grenache and Graciano from the winery's own old vines, planted 380-500 metres above sea level. As for the process, fermentation is carried out at a controlled temperature of 28 ° C before the wine is macerated for two weeks. Finally, the wine is aged for between 12-14 months in 50% French oak and 50% American oak barrels, and rests in the bottle for 12-14 months. A wine with excellent value for money.
Hacienda López de Haro Crianza 2018 is a smooth red wine with complex aromas of ripe red fruit, hints of sweet spice and balsamic touches. On the palate, it’s agreeable, fresh and elegant. A wine with a good structure, velvety tannins and a very tasty enveloping sensation. The finish is lingering and persistent.
In the mouth it is pleasant and easy to drink. It has good acidity and a lingering finish.
Cherry colour with garnet rim. Middle layer.
The nose is frank, with a good intensity. There are notes of aging together with black cherries and fruit, peppers and violet.