Cedar, spice , earth and clean roasted blackberry fruit highlight this medium-bodied, delightful Tempranillo. The wine spends 14 months in American and French oak (from Bordeaux) with a light toast to add spice and complexity to the bold wine. Refined, a
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The wines from the Eguren family's Sierra Cantabria estate in Rioja are consistently some of the best values in the entire store, and always showcase beautiful ripe, red Tempranillo fruit in the classic Rioja style. Their Crianza wine spends 14 months in American and French oak (from Bordeaux) with a light toast to add spice and complexity to the bold wine. Their Crianza is refined, approachable and deeply satisfying with roasted berries, earth and spice. Pair with roasted meats, game, veal dishes, hearty soups and stews.
The grapes from this 100% Tempranillo wine are from vineyards situation near the towns of San Vicente de Sonsierra and and Labastida. All grapes are hand harvested with specific bunches chosen at each vineyard site. They are then destemmed and fermented in at a controlled temperature. Only indigenous yeasts are used. Post fermentation maceration on the skins takes place for about 16 days.