Castillo Clavijo Rioja Alta Reserva 2009

Product code: 11CRI5B2009

This Reserva is aged for up to 24 months in French and American oak casks, giving this wine real complexity, with ripe mature fruit, lots of spice and vanilla oak flavours.

  • Country:Spain
  • Region:Rioja
  • Sub Region:Rioja Alta
  • Vintage:2009
  • ABV:13%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Tempranillo, Mazuelo
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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How to say it

Kasteeyoh Klaveekoh Reeyokah Alta Rezerva

Product guide note

Rioja is the name of the region where this wine is from. It is made from a blend of grape varieties; the best known is Tempranillo (pronounced tem-pra-nee-yoh). The word “Reserva” indicates it’s had plenty of ageing on barrel and in the bottle. The principle flavours are red cherries and spicy oak.

Food match

Roast Lamb, Slow cooked beef, Barbecued meats

Production information

Producer: Castillo Clavijo

The Castillo Clavijo range is produced by Bodegas Criadores de Rioja, a Bodegas which typifies twenty-first century Rioja in its careful balancing of tradition and innovation. The winery was established in 2000 with a view to modernise the production of Rioja wines whilst working with the scores of small, local growers to make wines that reflect the quality and history of Rioja.

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Production note

All grapes are hand-harvested and then fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 30°C. The wine is aged for 18 months in American and French oak barrels, followed by a further 18 months’ ageing in bottle before release.

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