Protos Crianza 2016

Red Crianza wine Bodegas Protos Ribera del Duero (Spain) Tempranillo 4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Based on 1 review Price: £12.30 VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle
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Details for Protos Crianza 2016

Type:
Red Crianza wine
Producer:
Bodegas Protos
Wine region:
Ribera del Duero (Spain)
Grape varieties:
Tempranillo
Bottle:
0.75 L
Alcohol content:
14,5%

Protos Crianza 2016
Front and back

Review:

The Protos Crianza is the first wine in which many consumers think when we mention the words crianza and Ribera del Duero, a true classic that bases its success on the accuracy and constancy of a pioneer firm in the production of red wines in Peñafiel.

It is made only from the best selected grapes of the Tempranillo variety, from vineyards over 25 years old, facing south to make the most of the sun's rays. The soils are loose and poor, which forces the plants to look for sustenance in depth, thus transferring all the character of the free soils with a predominance of limestone to the glasses.

The fruit is harvested manually and its juice is macerated with the skins while it ferments for about three weeks. Part of its distinctive flavor is explained by its curious aging formula: one third of the wine ages in new French oak barrels, another third in French and American barrels of one year and the remaining third in barrels of both nationalities, although in this case, with two years of age.

From the excellent quality of the fruit and the wise combination of the woods you get a cherry-colored wine with purple edges, with an intense nose of red fruits, spices (vanilla and pepper) and coconut aromas derived from the wood and a minerality that It tells us about the vineyard itself. Its passage through the mouth is powerful, expressive and elegant, full of fruity memories (cherries), but also of roasted tones obtained from the staves. Its acidity measure helps to balance and intensify the character of the wine, leading to a long and slightly smoky finish, absolutely descriptive trace of the personality of the Protos Crianza.

Food Pairing:
Quail / vegetable casseroles
Vineyard:
Vine age:
25 years
Production:
Ageing period:
14 months
Type of wood:
French oak
Tasting:
Colour:
Picota cherry red / garnet rim / violet glints
Bouquet:
Ripe fruit / plums / blackberries / ageing notes / sweet spices / toasty notes
Palate:
Enveloping / flavoursome / balanced / rich / fine / ripe / toasty notes
Recommendations:
Optimum serving temperature:
16ºC
Drinking and storing:
Drink now or keep until 2022.

Customer reviews of Protos Crianza 2016

4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente 4.0 /5 (Based on 1 review)

4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Great value | by: Marky 03 February 2020

Protos is an excellent wine producer with the commitment to quality evident in all their reds. The crianza was tasted alongside the Reserva. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the same delicious taste of dark and red fruit is present, with the oak being well balanced. The crianza lacks the same intensity of flavour that the excellent Reserva has, but if you decant it and let it breath for at least an hour, you have an excellent Ribero at a bargain price all the same. This is far better than a swigging wine. It needs food, and would be great with pork, lamb, or strong cheese. It was certainly a match for my pheasant madras! It is recommended.

Bodegas Protos

Bodega Ribera del Duero.
* Bodega Ribera del Duero.

Ribera del Duero, Spain

Protos, foremost in the Ribera del Duero, and also with a winery in the Rueda DO. The company possesses a long track record of quality wine production and is well-established internationally as a top producer.

Contact details

Telephone
+34 983 878 011


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