Vive La Vida 2016

Red Crianza wine Bodega Vidas Cangas (Spain) Albarín Negro, Mencia, Carrasquín y Verdejo Negro  July 2018 5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Based on 1 review Price: £16.31 VAT incl.£13.81 VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle
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Details for Vive La Vida 2016

Type:
Red Crianza wine
Producer:
Bodega Vidas
Wine region:
Cangas (Spain)
Grape varieties:
Albarín Negro, Mencia, Carrasquín y Verdejo Negro
Bottle:
0.75 L
Alcohol content:
13,0%

Vive La Vida 2016
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Review:

Only about 1000 bottles of this impressive wine made from indigenous grape varieties are produced every year. Its fruit is grown in vineyards on vertiginously steep terraces, similar to those in the Ribeira Sacra area or the Priorat. Amongst other difficulties, this means no machinery can be used in the vineyards and this has led to grape-growing in these locations being classified as heroic viticulture.

The Vive La Vida wine spends 10 months in barrels, and emerges with a nose with lactic and smoky tones, and aromas of red fruits and shrub. A curious sweet note may even remind us of cola drinks. The subtly used wood strengthens an apparently fragile structure with elegant tannins. Every sip lets us see the similarities with the best wines from Bierzo or the Ribeira Sacra: with aromas of juicy and crisp wild strawberries, dark plum skins, bay leaves, and even slate. The acidity of blackcurrants gives the wine a great future, with just the right amount of tannins to make it almost addictive. Juicy and crispy, this is a fine drink with a long finish, whose hints of spices and herbs make it a very gastronomic wine.

Food Pairing:
Veal ragout / Iberian pork secreto / braised vegetables
Vineyard:
Vine age:
30 years
Soil:
Slate
Climate:
Atlantic
Yields:
Low yields
Production:
Ageing period:
10 months
Type of wood:
French oak
Production:
700 bottles
Recommendations:
Optimum serving temperature:
Between 14ºC and 16ºC
Decanting:
Decanting is recommended
Drinking and storing:
Drink now or keep until 2022.

Customer reviews of Vive La Vida 2016

5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente 5.0 /5 (Based on 1 review)

5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Muy fresco y atrevido | by: Rodolfo Cotarelo 28 May 2019

Sorprendente. Barrica suficiente para notar la madera, pero continúa prevaleciendo la fruta roja. Ligero toque ahumado. Como titulo más arriba, un vino fresco pero atrevido.

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