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Product code: 3494

Bodegas Manzanos, 1864 Castillo De Olite, Crianza, Navarra, Spain, 2018

Bodegas Manzanos, 1864 Castillo De Olite, Crianza, Navarra, Spain, 2018

Producer Profile

On the border between Rioja and Navarra, Victor Manzanos carries on the work of the four generations before him.

With over 250ha of owned vineyards at his disposal, including some of the oldest vines in Rioja, Bodegas Manzanos is fortunately placed to put both the sub-region of Rioja Oriental and the name Manzanos firmly on the map as one of the most important areas and producers in Rioja. This range of wines is a modern take on the traditional landscape of Rioja, championing the native grape varieties, Tempranillo, Viura and Garnacha. The team is the youngest in the region, a talented a group of people with the sole purpose of making wines that people will enjoy.

Viticulture

300ha of vineyards are planted on clay-limestone soil at an average height of 400m above sea level. Meticulous attention to detail in the vineyards, coupled with the extreme climate, offer the perfect conditions for the production of great wines. Grapes are all hand-picked in early October.

Winemaking

Stainless steel fermentation, with ageing in French and American oak for 18 months.

Oak Ageing

Time: 18 Months
Type: 60% French, 40% American
% wine oaked: 100
% new oak: None

Tasting Note

Bright cherry red in colour, with fresh black fruit aromas, with spice, balsamic, underbrush and cedar notes. A full bodied crianza that is well structured, elegant with a long mineral like finish.

Food Matching

Pintxos, lamb and pork.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Garnacha 70%
Tempranillo 30%
Vegetarian Vegan
ABV:
14%

Closure:
Technical cork

Colour:
Red

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl