Navaldar Crianza

Navaldar Crianza Red

PRODUCT. NAVALDAR CRIANZA
WINERY. Bodegas d. Mateos SL
PRODUCTION REGION. Denominación de Origen Calificada Rioja (DOCa Rioja)
LOCATION. Aldeanueva de Ebro (La Rioja). Spain
VARIETIES. 85% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha, 5% Graciano
VINEYARDS AVERAGE AGE. 40 years old
VINEYARDS AVERAGE HARVESTING PRODUCTION. 5.500 kg/Ha
ALCOHOL. 13,8% alc/vol

WINEMAKING
1. Grapes de-stemming
2. Pre-fermentative cold maceration at 15ºC for 3 days
3. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (28ºC) for 25 days. Punching down and overpumping twice a day for an hour
4. Post-fermentative maceration with skins for 10 days
5. Malolactic fermantion in stainless steel tanks for 36 days
6. Ageing in 225L. new and second use french (70%) and american (30%) oak barrels for 12 months
7. Natural clarification inside their own barrels and barrel racking quarterly
8. Bottling without filtering
9. Ageing in bottle at least 12 months
10. Labelling and dispatch

COLOUR. Brilliant ruby-red colour, High cloak and little colour development
AROMA. Compoted fruits (dried peaches, plums and cherries) and liquorice hints mixed with barrel notes such as spices, toasted and vanilla, and a light dairy background
TASTE. Wide and long, with a marked acidity that gets a well-balanced wine. Prunes aftertaste and aromas of ageing, toasted bread and vanilla, with a sweet, mineral and tasty end

DRINKING TEMPERATURE. 17ºC
FOOD PAIRING. Stews and grilled meats, lamb roasts, cured cheeses, dried fruits and cold meats

Navaldar Crianza Red