Hilván Crianza (Rioja)
The good weather which favoured an excellent vegetative and sanitary condition of the vineyard, with absence of diseases or bugs worth mentioning during the whole cycle, also allowed to get a proper maturity level. September certainly contributed to its optimum quality.
One of the distinctive features of vintage 2015 was the practically simultaneous development of the harvest throughout the whole D.O. region, lasting around four weeks when it traditionally takes two months.
100% Tempranillo. Hand-picked grapes.
14 months in new French oak.
The wine displays an appealing deep red-cherry color with violet nuances. Very fruity in the nose, highlighting red fruits and with liquorice notes, followed by spicy aromas from a well-integrated noble wood. Unctuous on the palate with a solid structure, mature and tender tannins, harmonious and lingering.
Sausages, a great variety of meat including lamb, fresh cheeses, blue fish…