2017 Hermanos Vina Sastre Crianza

25.95 21.45
Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Castilla y Leon
Appellation Ribera del Duero
Winery Hermanos Sastre
Year 2017
Grape Tempranillo
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14.5%)
Drink window 2021 - 2029
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A beautiful red wine produced with respect for nature and the wine (and wine lovers). The philosophy of Vina Sastre is clear: “Create a small production with the utmost care.” The cultivation of the vineyards has been ecological since the beginning, based on the idea that quality of the soil and the individuality of each vine is reflected in the wine. The whole process is natural – no mineral fertilizers are used, nor any inorganic pesticides or chemical products.

The grapes of Sastre Crianza come from specific vineyards along the Duero River, located at an altitude of 800m. The sticks are between 20 and 60 years old. The grapes are harvested manually, which allows for a very careful selection. Upon arrival in the cellar, they are de-rusted and gently pressed, after which juice and peels undergo alcoholic fermentation and further maturation. After removing the skins, the wine rests until it undergoes its lactic acid fermentation. Finally, the wine matures for 14 months in French and American oak barrels (225l).

In the glass the wine is intense cherry red with a hint of violet. On the nose, the Sastre Crianza has a complex nose with aromas of black fruit, followed by tobacco, vanilla and spices. In the mouth this medium to full bodied wine is very pleasant and somewhat creamy with a smooth attack marked by black fruit, followed by powerful balanced tannins. Complex full-bodied wine with a lot of potential.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Castilla y Leon
Appellation Ribera del Duero
Winery Hermanos Sastre
Grape Tempranillo
Biological No
Vegan No
Year 2017
Drinking as of 2021
Drinking till 2029
Alcohol % 14.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 90
James Suckling rating 92
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Barbecue, Cadeau!, Lekker luxe, Met vrienden, Open haard
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