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Valdelacierva Crianza 2011 Wine Review

Valdelacierva Crianza 2011

Valdelacierva Crianza 2011

Rioja DO, Spain

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $17.90

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Valdelacierva

Agent: VinoLuna

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Lots of dark fruit and dusty earthon the nose of this Spanish red wine made from Tempranillo grapes in the Riajo region. The winery owns 200 hectares of vines. Maceration after fermentation lasts about 2-3 weeks. The wine is aged in French and American oak barrels for a minimum of 6 months. Pair with a rare steak.

Food pairings: game dishes, roast meat, mature cheese.

This Valdelacierva Crianza 2011 was reviewed on September 15, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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91 Points-Wine Spectator Feb'15
Rich and seamless, this red delivers plum, licorice, cedar and smoky flavors over firm, well-integrated tannins. Rather monolithic now, but displays density and harmony. Drink now through 2025. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 5,000 cases made. –TM

Source: Agent (Vinoluna)

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