IREKUA Crianza

Denominación de Origen Calificada RIOJA


L et yourself be guided to the passing of time through our old vineyards towards this unique wine by its complexity.

Grape Variety

Tempranillo
Graciano
Garnacha
Grapes from our best vineyards

Vineyard

Low yields from vines more than 50 years and classical system goblet. Manual harvest. Limestone and stony soils, located between 600 and 850 meters provide a better permeability and aeration obtaining wines with body and colour. Vineyards protected by the "Biosphere Reserve" by UNESCO in 2003.

Elaboration

Traditional, previously selected and de-stemmed grapes. Controlled temperature fermentation at 24º to 27 ºC for 12 daysin stainlesssteel tanks.

Aged in French and American oak barrels for 12 months. In bottle, minimum 12 months.

Tasting notes

Bright cherry red colour. Fine and delicate flavour, notes of vanilla with touches of red fruits. Very soft in mouth, round and tasty, which clearly reflects the tastes of the ageing in barrel and memories of fruit. Very balanced.

Serving

The Mediterranean cuisine and the Iberian charcuteries. White and red meat, lamb and beef roasts, all kinds of pasta and rice dishes, stewed pulses, foiegras, cured cheeses.

Serving temperature

16º - 18ºC
75 cl. – 13,5 % vol.

Awards

Gold Medal
Bacchus 2019

Silver Medal CWWSC
Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition 2018


Gold Medal
Certamen TOP WINE 2018

Silver Medal CWWSC
Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition 2017


Silver Medal
Bacchus 2017

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