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. 75% Tempranillo, 13% Garnacha, 7% Mazuelo y 5% Graciano
VINEYARDS AVERAGE AGE. 40 years old
VINEYARDS AVERAGE HARVESTING PRODUCTION. 5.500 kg/Ha
ALCOHOL. 14,05% 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, medium cloak and little colour development
AROMA. Intense and complex bouquet. Aromas of black fruits (blackberries and blueberries) and low
brush, such as lavender, dill and rosemary. Balsamic notes that evolve to sweet spices (vanilla, coconut and clove) and black chocolate.
TASTE. It is a wine with a great personality and character. Balsamic and menthol elements that enhance the ripe black fruit aromas, such as maraschino. Long end with subtle bitter notes (cocoa and coffee) of ageing that invite to keep drinking.
DRINKING TEMPERATURE. 17ºC
FOOD PAIRING. Red meat, BBQ ´s, veal and legume stews

Navaldar Crianza Red