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Date Printed: 8/22/2014
Campo Viejo Crianza 2008
Campo Viejo Crianza 2008
(search item no. 114173)

PRICE ON 8/22/2014: $13.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Ruby-red color with a golden rim. Bright and deep with complex aromas. There is a great balance between the fruit (cherries, black plums, ripe blackberries) and the clean nuances coming from the wood (clove, pepper, vanilla and coconut). The nose is further enriched by the aromas which develop during bottle aging. Smooth and balanced on the palate with a full, elegant feel and a long, lingering finish.
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About Campo Viejo:

The old Campo Viejo wine cellar, founded in 1967, has given way to the Juan Alcorta Bodega, named after its founder. Located in LogroƱo, on the old road to Fuenmayor, the bodega is built on a plateau planted with vines and has panoramic views of the Ebro Valley and the Sierra de Cantabria mountains. It is situated right in the heart of La Rioja, the most prestigious growing region in Spain.

Whole grape clusters are 100% gravity fed, without undergoing any type of pressure, which could adversely affect the quality of the wine. This gentle, painstaking winemaking process makes it possible to obtain smooth, harmonious wines, with lots of concentrated fruit aromas and flavors.