6 Unit Box Castillo Labastida Crianza 2015
- Year 2015
Time in Barrel
Minimum 12 months
D.O. Ca. Rioja
> 30 years old
2-8 years old
50% French Oak, 50% French Oak
Founded in 1964 in Labastida, Bodegas y Viñedos Labastida retains the pioneering spirit of Manuel Quintano, who in the 18th century brought Bordeaux manufacturing and aging techniques to Spain. 80 hectares of vineyard of the entire term of Labastida (450-670 masl) supply this project located between the Ebro river and the Sierra de Cantabria, where the Atlantic influence with great contrasts between day and night reaches its greatest expression.
Made with Tempranillo de Labastida vineyards over 30 years old. Cold pre-fermentation maceration for 4 days and subsequent spontaneous fermentation. Aging for 12 months in French and American oak barrels.
Cherry red color. Aromas of red fruit that are mixed with nuances of pastries. Medium volume in the mouth with great persistence. Memories of spices and smoked wood appear in the aftertaste.
- Colour Ruby tone at the centre with a dark deep colour and lively edge.
- Nose Cherry and blackberry jam. The wood, although noticeable, complements the openly fruity character of the wine, adding some cinnamon and toasted vanilla notes to the aromas finish.
- Palate Full with a potent impression, which supports the balance between good acidity and a velvety feel. On the finish, it shows a mix of diary and marinated fruit. It shows body, good complexity, strength and richness of nuances in the mouth as well as good persistency.
- Food pairing Recommended with steaks and other red meats, casseroles, stews, lamb, Spanish chorizo sausages, hard and blue cheeses.