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Burgo Viejo Crianza 2012 Wine Review

Burgo Viejo Crianza 2012

Burgo Viejo Crianza 2012

Rioja D.O.C., Spain

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Burgo Viejo

Agent: Garage Wine Company

Natalie's Score: 88/100

This robust Spanish red wine is a blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Graciano from the heart of the Rioja region. Lots of juicy, mouth-watering aromas wild blackberry and blackcurrant. Terrific value for this classic red wine that has the depth and richness of cherry liqueur flavours, but is bone dry. Full-bodied and tasty with a velvet texture. Pair with rack of lamb. Yes please!

Food pairings: smoked sausages, lamb stew, venison steak.

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This Burgo Viejo Crianza 2012 was reviewed on December 30, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Made from 90% Tempranillo,10% Graciano with vinification in stainless steel, aged 12 mos in Am oak. Dark garnet with light aromas of tart cherry and vanilla. Medium-bodied palate shows fruit-forward cherry, vanilla, touches of leather & toasty oak. Enjoy with grilled lamb chops or savoury tapas.
Tasted Nov. 2016
Burgo Viejo Crianza (2012) is a robust Rioja red with a blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Graciano. Just terrific value here. - Community Wine Reviews

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