Bodegas Manzanos, Castillo de Enériz Crianza, Navarra, Spain, 2020
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.
Fruit from 20 year old vineyards, planted on a chalky clay soil, with Atlantic weather influences, giving the wines elegance and minerality.
Pre-fermentative maceration cooling, pumping over throughout the whole process at a maximum temperature of 27ºC and post-fermentative maceration of 5 days.
Type: French and American 300 Litre
% wine oaked: 100
% new oak: 30
Intense red colour with touches of garnet. On the nose, expressive, elegant with hints of liquorice, black fruit, pastry and chocolate.
Red Meat is the perfect match.
Cabernet Sauvignon 30%
12 x 75cl