Carlos Serres Rioja Crianza 2016
- Varieties 100% Tempranillo.
The Tempranillo and Garnacha grapes for this wine were sourced from a select group of growers around Haro who have long-term exclusive contracts with the winery. The vineyards are on average 20 years old.
Hand picked. 16th (Tempranillo) 17th October (Garnacha).
Fermented in concrete vats. After destemming and gentle pressing, the juice get 6 days of maceration on the skins before fermenting for approximately 10 days at a maximum temperature of 28 ºC.
14 months in a combination of American and French oak barrels, then a minimum of 6 months ageing in bottle.
- Tasting Note
Cherry red colour with brilliant purple rim. Aromas of mature red fruit with a core of spice and delicate liquorice hints. The wine is complex, well structured, fresh and fruity.
- Food Match
Extremely versatile. A perfect match for ‘Mediterranean cuisine’ such as fried fish or vegetable dishes, rice, pasta, pulses, red and white meats and even cheeses.