Solar Viejo Crianza 2015, DO Rioja
Solar Viejo Crianza 2015, DO Rioja. Made by prestigious wineries Solar Viejo. A classic wine from La Rioja Alavesa, with a perfect structure and intense flavours.
The 12 month in French and american oak barrels gives it the elegance and the flavours of the great Rioja wines. Made 100% with Tempranillo Riojano grapes, Solar Viejo is the Classic high quality Rioja wine.
Pairings: Cured meats and lightly aged cheeses, piquillo peppers, grilled steak and salt baked gilt-head bream.
Tasting note: Intense aromas of oak ageing, such as vanillas and spices, which on swirling the glass merge with intense oral notes of violet and geranium, and fruity notes of raspberries and ripe strawberries.
Good mouthfeel. Good power, vitality and development over time. Good length, with medium acidity.
GOLD MEDAL - BERLINER WEIN TROPHY. GERMANY 2014
SILVER MEDAL - JAPAN WINE CHALLENGE, TOKYO 2013
SILVER MEDAL - CHINA WINE AWARDS, HONG KONG 2013
87 POINTS GOURMETS GUIDE 2015 (SPAIN)