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Region Spain: Ribera del Duero Desafio Ribera del Duero Crianza

Desafio Ribera del Duero Crianza

Supplier: Desafio
Region: Spain: Ribera del Duero
Alcohol%: 14.5% 
Volume: 750 ml
Type: Red
Year: 2008
Class: D.O.


Varietal: 80% Tempranillo, 20% Merlot

Maturation: 16 months in French oak barrels.


Visual Stage: Intense bright cherry red colour with garnet hints. High concentration. Medium layer.

Olfactory Stage: In the nose atractive and complex, with multitude aromas, mainly of red fruits such as blackberry, strawberry and plum. Well mixed with spicy aromas coming from the barrel ageing

Tasting Stage: Soft and gentle. Well integrated, tasty, very expresive. In the aftertaste: red fruit, roasted coffee and spices.

Food match: Suitable to go with a big game, red and white meats, vegetables, rice dishes and cheeses.

Serving temperature and recommendations: Serve at temperature of around 16ºC (61ºF), after decanting into a glass jar 30 minutes before drinking. Solid natural precipitations may be rarely found because the wine has not been filtered or added any clarifying substance.