Country: Spain Region: Rioja
Vintage: 2015 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: Lopez de Haro
Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza is a red wine from Rioja produced by Bodega Classica. The winery belongs to the Vintae Group and is located on the slopes of San Vicente de la Sonsierra.
The climate in this area is continental and moderate, marked by a Cantabrian influence. Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza has received many accolades from Robert Parker's colleagues in Spain. According to Neil Martin, this is "a contemporary classic" and Luis Gutierrez, "for this level of quality, this wine is a bargain."
This wine is a blend of Tempranillo, Grenache and Graciano from the winery's own old vines, planted 380-500 metres above sea level. As for the process, fermentation is carried out at a controlled temperature of 28 ° C before the wine is macerated for two weeks. Finally, the wine is aged for between 12-14 months in 50% French oak and 50% American oak barrels, and rests in the bottle for 12-14 months. A wine with excellent value for money.
Hacienda López de Haro Crianza is a medium bodied red wine where the aromas of the barrel prevail over the fruitiness. A wine with a spicy and medium-bodied character.
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