Castillo Clavijo Rioja Gran Reserva 2005

Product code: 11CRI7B2005

Medium bodied & elegant, it has intense aromas of mellow fruit and spicy wood. Smooth, rounded & well-balanced, the palate has more savoury berry fruit and peppery spice, with hints of vanilla pod.

  • Country:Spain
  • Region:Rioja
  • Sub Region:Rioja Alta
  • Vintage:2005
  • ABV:12.5%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Tempranillo
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste Scale: 11

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Product guide note

The words “Gran Reserva” indicate that this wine has had extra ageing in barrel and bottle. This has given it interesting earthy and spicy wood flavours. It is medium bodied with flavours and aromas of red fruit and some pepper.

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

Manually harvested in small trailers.Vinification In stainless steel tanks. After fermenting at a controlled temperature of 30 °C, it is macerated for about ten days.Ageing for 24 months in American and French oak barrels followed by a further 36 months’ ageing in the bottle.

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