01.01.24.70 Protected Geographical Indications / Wines from the Region
Protected Geographical Indications / Wines from the Region
Product category: Rioja
More than one hundred and forty years after its foundation, Bodegas Montecillo continues year in year out to demonstrate its commitment to excellence and wines of the finest quality. Montecillo Crianza is a classic Rioja; complex and balanced, it is ideal for any occasion.
Vintage: 2011 Grape variety: 90% Tempranillo 10% Graciano Origin: D.O.Ca Rioja, selected vineyards in the Rioja Alta area.
PRODUCTION Controlled alcoholic fermentation at 24°C, contact with skins for 12 days. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in underground tanks, followed by a period of 18 months in semi-new, highest quality American oak casks. The wine is then aged in the bottle for 6 months before it leaves the winery.
ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS COLOR: Violet red, bright and vivacious.
AROMA AND TASTE: Very powerful in the nose, tempting with a very clean background of American wood with coconut and notes of blackberry at the finish and touches of eucalyptus which make it deeper and more complex.
Very full-bodied and expressive in the mouth, integrated perfectly to combine the wood with the fruit compote. Long aftertaste with a predominance of excellent quality wood which embraces the ripe, sharp, explosive fruit.
OUR RECOMMENDATION Ideal with stews and casseroles, cold meats and all kinds of meat and roasts typical of the Mediterranean diet.
Grape variety: Palomino Fino. Type of wine: Fino. Area of production: D.O. Jerez. Average Age: 4 years. Alcohol content: 15º.
PRODUCTION White wine vinification, with the grapes transported in cases to prevent them splitting before pressing. Gentle pressing and racking of the must for 12 hours and fermentation at a controlled temperature of 25°C. Ageing following the traditional system of “Criaderas and Soleras”, in American oak casks.
TASTING NOTES A pale yellow color with bright, luminous greenish glints. In the nose, a sharp, almond-like aroma, gentle and saline. In the mouth, dry, sharp, mildly acidic and slightly bitter.
STORAGE In well-ventilated places, away from sources of heat.
OUR RECOMMENDATION Ideal as an aperitif. Perfect accompaniment for cured cheeses, olives or almonds, or as an alternative to white wine with seafood and all types of fish. Should be drunk chilled, between 8-12°C.
Its distinctive Rioja style and exquisite balance make Viña Cumbrero an ideal choice for lovers of classic Spanish wine. Produced and bottled by Bodegas Montecillo, Viña Cumbrero wines are the result of the perfect combination of cutting edge technology in wine-making and the careful selection of raw materials.
VINTAGE 2010 GRAPE VARIETIES
100% Tempranillo. Made exclusively from the native Tempranillo grape, carefully selected and hand-picked in Rioja Alta.
ORIGIN AND LAND The D.O.Ca Rioja, located in the north of Spain, provides the vines with a temperate climate, altitude variations, chalky-clay soil, abundant rainfall and long springs and falls.
PRODUCTION AND AGEING Alcoholic fermentation with minimum maceration of 18 days, followed by malolactic fermentation in tanks. Aged in American and French oak casks for 25 months, and bottle-aged for a minimum of 12 months, thereby guaranteeing perfect refinement, ready to be enjoyed.
SENSORY EVALUATION SIGHT: Cherry-red color, clean and bright. Medium depth.
AROMA AND TASTE: Powerful and sharp in the nose, spiced with notes of undergrowth and bakery. Background of fruit compote still present. In the mouth it is tempting and lively, with good acidity and controlled, expressive tannins. Long aftertaste, with an elegant finish of quality wood.
FOOD PAIRING Ideal with casseroles, all kinds of meat or seasoned soups and stews. Ideal serving temperature: 18º - 20°C. Alcohol:13.5% v/v
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