Wine Pago de Carraovejas "Crianza", Ribera del Duero DO, 2014
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Reviews of purchase Pago de Carraovejas "Crianza", Ribera del Duero DO, 2014
Wine cherry red color with purple highlights.
The taste of wine is balanced, full-bodied, fleshy, with hints of fruit and pleasant woody nuances.
Bouquet of the wine complex and expressive, it reveals aromas of ripe red fruit, notes of spices, hints of coffee and cocoa, nutty nuances.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to red meat dishes, including grilled meats, beef stew, roast venison, and various cheeses.
Red wine Pago de Carraovejas "Crianza" is made from a blend of grapes 3 - Tinto Fino, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grown in the region of Ribera del Duero. Aging wine in barrels of French and American oak, some of which are new, lasts for one year.
The founder of the economy Pago de Karraovehas in 1988 became Jose Maria Ruiz - sommelier and restaurateur who is a respected and well-known person in the wine world. Its wines are the status of "wine is not for everyone" and are among the best wines of Ribera del Duero region. In the realm of Ruiz has one of the best sites in the region - Pago de Karraovehas. Land with unique soil is at an altitude of 800-900 meters above sea level. The topsoil mixture comprises sand and stone, the second layer consists of pure limestone. The difference between day and night temperatures can reach up to 20-24 ° C. Pago de Carraovejas slope facing south-west facing, so the grapes ripen perfectly. The harvest is collected and sorted by hand twice, and then fermented in large tanks of French oak. After 12-14 months of aging in barriques, the wine is bottled without pre-filtration and clarification. Karraovehasa wines are sold exclusively on quotas. Wine "Reserva" and "Cuesta de Las Lebres" produced in exceptional years. In the remaining years of the best grapes produce only "Kriansa." Popular wine "Cuesta de Las Liebres" is created from grapes of the same area, which is located above the rest and has a unique terroir. This area is called the "Hare meadow", as in a pine forest, located near the site, home to a huge number of birds.