Solar de Samaniego Crianza

Grape Variety: 95% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano
Tasting Notes: Clean and brilliant colour with blue and red tones. Very intense and perfumed with aromas of mature fruits and spice. Strong entrance, with fruity and toasted flavours. Structured and warm, it is persistent in the mouth.                               

VineyardGraciano variety from Ribaltayo and Escobosa estates, and Tempranillo variety from various estates – Rioja, Spain
Age of the Vineyard20 years old
Time of Harvest: 29th September 2006
Altitude: 610 and 450 metres above sea level

Harvest MethodMechanical and manual harvest.
Winemaking: Fermentation takes places in 33,600 litre concrete tanks with controlled temperatures. To improve the polyphenolic extraction they make a delestage in the middle of the fermentation. At the end, they do a post-fermentation maceration. After malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged in American oak barrels for 12 months.
WinemakersDeveloped by chief winemaker Alberto Serrano

Alcohol: 13.7% vol.
Volume: 750 ml
Residual sugars2.0 gr/litre
Standard Drinks: 8.1
Peak drinking:2012- 2014
Best Served16°-18°C
Ageing: 12 month in American oak barrels