Solar de Samaniego Crianza 2006 Wine Review
|Solar de Samaniego Crianza 2006|
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 8412012415109
Wine Type: Red Wine
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Solar de Samaniego
Agent: Nectar Wine Imports
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, February 26
, September 11
and July 26
Natalie's Score: 87/100A pleasant, full-bodied red with dark fruit aromas and a pleasantly bitter finish.
Food pairings: penne with slow-roasted veal ragu.
This Solar de Samaniego Crianza 2006 was reviewed June 22, 2012
by Natalie MacLean
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The weather conditions for the 2006 harvest were characterised by high summer temperatures and drought conditions in August and September. These conditions were favourable for excellent ripening in terms of both sugar and polyphenol compounds.
Slow fermentations, at controlled temperatures, in stainless steel tanks of 33,600 litres and daily pumping-over to ensure greater extraction of flavours. Malolactic fermentation was then carried out. After fermentation, the wine was aged for 12 months in American oak.
Solar de Samaniego Crianza is a wine with deep intensity of colour with a predominance of bluish hues. It is a highly aromatic wine in which you can mainly find the fruit (cherries, plums, blackcurrants, strawberries, and raisins) well integrated with the toasted aromas acquired from the oak. In addition, in the mouth it proves potent and persistent, making it the perfect partner for heavier, stronger-flavoured dishes.
Silver in Decanter World Wine Awards 2010
Bronze in International Wine & Spirit Competition 2010
Silver in CINVE 2010
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