Bodegas Lan Crianza – Rioja, 2013
$126.57 / case(12)
Grape varieties: 95% tempranillo 5% mazuelo selected from 10 to 20 year-old vines from our long-standing suppliers in the rioja alta and rioja alavesa subzones. Sloped plots of calcareous-clay soils with good drainage and sun exposure. Winemaking: the destemmed grapes were lightly crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28º c. Maceration in contact with the grape skins for 15 days pumping the juice over the cap of skins daily for maximum colour and aromatic extraction. Ageing: aged for 14 months in hybrid barrels (american oak staves and french oak heads) followed by 9 months of rounding in the bottle prior to release. Tasting notes: intense red cherry colour. Aromas of red fruits strawberry raspberry and cranberry framed by fine nuances of vanilla and toffee. Silky and structured on the palate it has a long lasting and satisfying finish. Pairing suggestions: a perfect wine by the glass. Very versatile and apt to combine with all ty,,wine~rioja~spain~~rioja~,vt,y,,n 580,074750500639,1volker eisele family estate cabernet sauvignon merlot [usa],750ml,208,52. 62,555. 66,12,,n,harvest: the grapes were harvested early october with 25 degrees average brix 0. 7 total acidity and 3. 68ph oak aging: 24 months in 50% new french oak barrels from treuil cooperage (i. E. Aillier and troncais). Organic: all fruit is organically grown in our estate vineyard. The 2012 volker eisele family estate cabernet sauvignon shines a deep burgundy in the glass with youthful red undertones. The nose is layered with candied cherry cassis pipe smoke and rich leather with a subtle wet stone minerality. In the mouth the wine has a dark cherry core with blueberry spicy plum and chinese 5-spice powder woven together in a complex matrix with supple and mouth-filling tannins. The finish is long with a sustained brown sugar toasted oak sweetness.: – molly lyman winemaker
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