Bodegas Baigorri Crianza 2015
Wine of intense cherry color of upper middle layer. Aromas of black fruit and compote, spaces and dairy stand out. The palate is elegant, fresh and silky and shows a long aftertaste.
Varietal Composition: 90% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha, 5% Other Varieties
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Berry and plum aromas are earthy and ripe, with notes of spice, vanilla and oak grain filling out the nose. On the palate, this warm-vintage Crianza feels bold and fairly acidic. Quick-hitting flavors of currant, red plum and vanilla fade out on a fresh finish.
Founded in 2002 by Jesus Baigorri who made his fortune in the travel industry and decided to fulfill his dream and become a vintner. In 2007 Jesus and his partners sold the winery to Pedro Martinez Hernandez.
Bodegas Baigorri returns winemaking to its origins in a state-of-the-art facility that is as much a work of art as the wines it creates. Built around the winemaking process, an elegant glass structure emerges from the soil and welcomes the visitor with a stunning display of the surrounding vineyards, emphasizing that it is here where the process begins. Diving more than 30 meters below the surface and relies on gravity to drive the fruit and must through its evolution towards world-class wine.
Hailed as the star red variety in Spain’s most celebrated wine region, Tempranillo from Rioja, or simply labeled, “Rioja,” produces elegant wines with complex notes of red and black fruit, crushed rock, leather, toast and tobacco, whose best examples are fully capable of decades of improvement in the cellar.
Rioja wines are typically a blend of fruit from its three sub-regions: Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa and Rioja Oriental, although specific sub-region (zonas), village (municipios) and vineyard (viñedo singular) wines can now be labeled. Rioja Alta and Alavesa, at the highest elevations, are considered to be the source of the brightest, most elegant fruit, while grapes from the warmer and drier, Rioja Oriental, produce wines with deep color, great body and richness.